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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Breast tenderness (Breast pain)?

Summary: Breast tenderness is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Premarin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 67,542 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 129 have Breast tenderness. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast tenderness 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 70,239 Levothyroxine sodium users)

Breast tenderness

Breast tenderness has been reported by people with birth control, post coital contraception, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression. (latest reports from 9,941 Breast tenderness patients)

On Feb, 24, 2015: 67,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 129 people (0.19%) have Breast Tenderness.

Trend of Breast tenderness in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Breast tenderness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast tenderness0.00%12.50%0.00%37.50%0.00%37.50%12.50%

Gender of people who have Breast tenderness when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Breast tenderness87.41%12.59%

Age of people who have Breast tenderness when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast tenderness0.00%0.00%0.78%6.20%13.95%9.30%31.78%37.98%

Severity of Breast tenderness when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Breast tenderness20.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Breast tenderness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Breast tenderness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (37 people, 28.68%)
  2. Contraception (13 people, 10.08%)
  3. Thyroidectomy (12 people, 9.30%)
  4. Menopause (8 people, 6.20%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (6 people, 4.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Premarin (17 people, 13.18%)
  2. Synthroid (15 people, 11.63%)
  3. Aspirin (14 people, 10.85%)
  4. Estraderm (14 people, 10.85%)
  5. Lipitor (14 people, 10.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I have been taking the levothyroxine for my hypothyroidism for about 2 years, and the lorsartan potassium for my high blood pressure for about 3 months and my thyroid level and blood pressure level is much better. In the last 2 months, I took a 6 day dose of methylprednisolone and then I took Diclofenac Sodium for 2 weeks and I started noticing some tenderness and soreness in my right breast and so I stopped taking this medicine, but the tenderness in my breast is still there and I was worried about what might be causing this tenderness.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • began after Levothyroxine was increased

    Reply

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