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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Dizziness?





Summary: Dizziness 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 67,402 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,837 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness 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)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Dizziness 160,309 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 67,402 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 2,837 people (4.21%) have Dizziness.

Trend of Dizziness in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness19.15%25.53%7.98%5.85%10.11%14.36%17.02%

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

FemaleMale
Dizziness79.66%20.34%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.04%0.19%0.76%2.01%7.12%13.03%20.98%55.87%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness8.49%67.92%19.81%3.77%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness2.27%11.36%86.36%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (594 people, 20.94%)
  2. Hypertension (405 people, 14.28%)
  3. Depression (220 people, 7.75%)
  4. Pain (177 people, 6.24%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (167 people, 5.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (575 people, 20.27%)
  2. Furosemide (293 people, 10.33%)
  3. Omeprazole (280 people, 9.87%)
  4. Lisinopril (270 people, 9.52%)
  5. Simvastatin (252 people, 8.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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