Review: could Levothyroxine cause Ed?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 62,708 people who take Levothyroxine. Among them, 114 have Ed. See who they are, when they have Ed and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 69,669 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism, thyroid function tests. Commonly reported side effects of Levothyroxine sodium include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, weakness, fatigue aggravated.
Ed (latest reports from 131,425 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 62,708 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 114 people (0.18%) have Ed.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Ed * :
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Gender of people who have Ed when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
Age of people who have Ed when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
Severity of Ed when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
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How people recovered from Ed ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 17.54%)
- Hypothyroidism (19 people, 16.67%)
- Neuralgia (16 people, 14.04%)
- Feeling cold (12 people, 10.53%)
- Pain in jaw (12 people, 10.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (31 people, 27.19%)
- Aspirin (28 people, 24.56%)
- Amoxicillin (23 people, 20.18%)
- Nexium (18 people, 15.79%)
- Oxycontin (17 people, 14.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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