Review: could Levothyroxine Sodium cause Nausea And Vomiting?


Nausea and vomiting is found among people who take Levothyroxine Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism . We study 65,372 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,259 have Nausea and vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and vomiting and more.

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Levothyroxine Sodium

Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothyroxine sodium 68,990 users)

Nausea And Vomiting

Nausea and vomiting has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, renal failure acute, abdominal pain (latest reports from 172,103 Nausea and vomiting patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

65,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 2,259 people (3.46%) have Nausea And Vomiting

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Nausea and vomiting?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Nausea And Vomiting *:

  • < 1 month: 15.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.28 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.54 %
  • 10+ years: 17.54 %

Gender of people who have Nausea And Vomiting when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • female: 80.1 %
  • male: 19.9 %

Age of people who have Nausea And Vomiting when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.98 %
  • 10-19: 2.37 %
  • 20-29: 3.92 %
  • 30-39: 6.71 %
  • 40-49: 12.44 %
  • 50-59: 18.83 %
  • 60+: 54.54 %

Severity if Nausea And Vomiting when taking Levothyroxine Sodium **:

  • least: 13.64 %
  • moderate: 72.73 %
  • severe: 13.64 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Nausea And Vomiting **:

  • while on drug: 9.09 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 90.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (374 people)
  • Hypertension (226 people)
  • Depression (187 people)
  • Pain (130 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (100 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (300 people)
  • Omeprazole (284 people)
  • Furosemide (217 people)
  • Lisinopril (212 people)
  • Simvastatin (188 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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