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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Agitation?





Summary: Agitation 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 Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 67,402 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 780 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation 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 70,120 users)

Agitation

Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Agitation 54,307 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 67,402 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 780 people (1.16%) have Agitation.

Trend of Agitation in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Agitation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Agitation43.59%25.64%12.82%2.56%7.69%0.00%7.69%

Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Agitation75.12%24.88%

Age of people who have Agitation when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Agitation0.56%0.84%2.95%1.82%3.93%12.90%23.70%53.30%

Severity of Agitation when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Agitation0.00%62.50%37.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Agitation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Agitation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (98 people, 12.56%)
  2. Depression (97 people, 12.44%)
  3. Pain (50 people, 6.41%)
  4. Hypertension (46 people, 5.90%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (35 people, 4.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (146 people, 18.72%)
  2. Furosemide (67 people, 8.59%)
  3. Omeprazole (66 people, 8.46%)
  4. Lorazepam (65 people, 8.33%)
  5. Simvastatin (57 people, 7.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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