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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Autoimmune thrombocytopenia?

Summary: Autoimmune thrombocytopenia is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Wet comod, and have Pain.

We study 67,542 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia. Find out below who they are, when they have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia 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 70,252 Levothyroxine sodium users)

Autoimmune thrombocytopenia

Autoimmune thrombocytopenia (isolated low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) with normal bone marrow and the absence of other causes of thrombocytopenia) has been reported by people with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, antifungal. (latest reports from 898 Autoimmune thrombocytopenia patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 67,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 15 people (0.02%) have Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia.

Trend of Autoimmune thrombocytopenia in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Autoimmune thrombocytopenia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Gender of people who have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Autoimmune thrombocytopenia92.86%7.14%

Age of people who have Autoimmune thrombocytopenia when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Autoimmune thrombocytopenia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%16.67%0.00%75.00%

Severity of Autoimmune thrombocytopenia when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Autoimmune thrombocytopenia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (5 people, 33.33%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (5 people, 33.33%)
  3. Sleep disorder (4 people, 26.67%)
  4. Constipation (4 people, 26.67%)
  5. Osteoporosis (4 people, 26.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wet comod (4 people, 26.67%)
  2. Aspirin plus c (4 people, 26.67%)
  3. Tirgon (4 people, 26.67%)
  4. Magnesium sulfate (4 people, 26.67%)
  5. Meloxicam (4 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (7 hours ago):

  • 2weeks after starting to take synthroid 25 mg., I started with urgency & frequency urinary discomfort at night to the point where I cant get comfortable to sleep...now I am 2 months in taking the synthroid and my discomfort is so unbearable it brings me to tears... I do get kidney stones often, but was ruled out...had a pelvic ultrasound, found bilateral cysts....and last week had a cystoscopy to rule out other...all clear, urologist diagnosed me with Interciystal cystitis...I think the synthroid has something to do with it...my Doctor just switched me to Armour Thyroid today...I will try anything at this point

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  • From this study (12 hours ago):

  • have had slightly elevated liver enzymes for 2 years, AST 44, ALT 69

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    Ys7 on Feb, 10, 2015:

    Female 63.had Tt dec2013and is now bothered with cough and lots of phlegm since Christmas.;can't seem to shake it. Blood work now shows elevated liver enzyme. Having symptoms of hypo, when will I be normal again, and what is all this happenings

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