Levothyroxine sodium and Ventricular tachycardia - from FDA reports


Summary

Ventricular tachycardia is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have Hypothyroidism. This review analyzes which people have Ventricular tachycardia 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, 11, 2017

71,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine Sodium.
Among them, 228 people (0.32%) have Ventricular Tachycardia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Ventricular tachycardia?

Time on Levothyroxine Sodium when people have Ventricular Tachycardia *:

  • < 1 month: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 77.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ventricular Tachycardia when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • female: 61.23 %
  • male: 38.77 %

Age of people who have Ventricular Tachycardia when taking Levothyroxine Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.97 %
  • 20-29: 0.99 %
  • 30-39: 5.94 %
  • 40-49: 12.38 %
  • 50-59: 15.35 %
  • 60+: 62.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (24 people, 10.53%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 5.26%)
  • Preventive Health Care (10 people, 4.39%)
  • Depression (10 people, 4.39%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (9 people, 3.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (53 people, 23.25%)
  • Digoxin (49 people, 21.49%)
  • Aspirin (39 people, 17.11%)
  • Lasix (35 people, 15.35%)
  • Lisinopril (33 people, 14.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (47 people, 20.61%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (44 people, 19.30%)
  • Dizziness (33 people, 14.47%)
  • Chest Pain (33 people, 14.47%)
  • Diarrhea (30 people, 13.16%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Ventricular tachycardia when taking Levothyroxine sodium?

Levothyroxine Sodium

Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothyroxine sodium 77,719 users)

Ventricular Tachycardia

Ventricular tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, ventricular tachycardia (latest reports from 16,723 Ventricular tachycardia patients).

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