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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Grand mal convulsion?

Summary: Grand mal convulsion is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, 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, 254 have Grand mal convulsion. Find out below who they are, when they have Grand mal convulsion and more.

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Levothyroxine sodium

Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 70,094 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Trend of levothyroxine sodium reports

Grand mal convulsion

Grand mal convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain) (latest reports from 17,114 patients) has been reported by people with depression, epilepsy, convulsion, multiple sclerosis, pain.

Trend of Grand mal convulsion reports

On Nov, 24, 2014: 67,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 254 people (0.38%) have Grand Mal Convulsion.

Trend of Grand mal convulsion in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Grand mal convulsion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Grand mal convulsion40.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%40.00%

Gender of people who have Grand mal convulsion when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Grand mal convulsion83.85%16.15%

Age of people who have Grand mal convulsion when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Grand mal convulsion0.00%1.29%2.59%6.03%6.47%18.97%26.29%38.36%

Severity of Grand mal convulsion when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Grand mal convulsion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (49 people, 19.29%)
  2. Depression (31 people, 12.20%)
  3. Hypertension (16 people, 6.30%)
  4. Convulsion (16 people, 6.30%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 5.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (28 people, 11.02%)
  2. Olmesartan medoxomil (25 people, 9.84%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (18 people, 7.09%)
  4. Omeprazole (15 people, 5.91%)
  5. Simvastatin (14 people, 5.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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