Levothyroxine sodium and Low blood sugar - from FDA reports
Low blood sugar is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lantus, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Low blood sugar with Levothyroxine sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 71,541 people who have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 13, 2017
71,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 470 people (0.66%) have Low Blood Sugar
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Low Blood Sugar *:
- < 1 month: 53.85 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 15.38 %
Gender of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:
- female: 70.96 %
- male: 29.04 %
Age of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.72 %
- 10-19: 1.69 %
- 20-29: 1.45 %
- 30-39: 4.58 %
- 40-49: 8.19 %
- 50-59: 17.11 %
- 60+: 66.27 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hypothyroidism (77 people, 16.38%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (75 people, 15.96%)
- Diabetes (71 people, 15.11%)
- High Blood Pressure (55 people, 11.70%)
- Type 1 Diabetes (39 people, 8.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lantus (109 people, 23.19%)
- Aspirin (62 people, 13.19%)
- Lasix (60 people, 12.77%)
- Simvastatin (57 people, 12.13%)
- Furosemide (57 people, 12.13%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (51 people, 10.85%)
- Blood Glucose Increased (44 people, 9.36%)
- Diarrhea (42 people, 8.94%)
- Fatigue (40 people, 8.51%)
- Dizziness (36 people, 7.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothyroxine sodium 77,719 users)
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