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Review: could Levothyroxine cause Grand mal convulsion?

We study 67,231 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine 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 69,922 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Grand mal convulsion

Grand mal convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain) (latest reports from 68,470 patients) has been reported by people with depression, epilepsy, convulsion, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Jul, 3, 2014: 67,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 254 people (0.38%) have Grand Mal Convulsion. They amount to 0.37% of all the 68,326 people who have Grand Mal Convulsion on eHealthMe.

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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