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Review: could Levothyroxine cause Headache?
We study 67,309 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,421 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 70,024 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,192,123 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Sep, 15, 2014: 67,309 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 2,919 people (4.34%) have Headache.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Headache * :
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Gender of people who have Headache when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
Severity of Headache when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
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How people recovered from Headache ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (483 people, 16.55%)
- Hypertension (313 people, 10.72%)
- Depression (211 people, 7.23%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (197 people, 6.75%)
- Thyroid disorder (170 people, 5.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (379 people, 12.98%)
- Lisinopril (225 people, 7.71%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (211 people, 7.23%)
- Furosemide (207 people, 7.09%)
- Simvastatin (205 people, 7.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
Depression diagnosed first, and eventually identified as cyclothymia. Arthritis second. Hypothyroid and high cholesterol next. Headaches resolved with menopause, but have come back. Allergic reactions to unknown things about same time as headaches.
From this study (1 month ago):
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I live in chronic pain and fatigue
Lisa on Sep, 4, 2014:
Female 55 I have bechets. Diagnosed at 39. I take every medication on that list except I dropped methotrexate. I worse since I dropped it. And I have every symptom including ganglion cyst which needs to be surgically removed to the throat lesion. I can barely function. The only 5hing I dont have is the allergic cough. I did have mrsa phenomia once. Oh most recently plursey. I have been ivig dependent for 13 years.
From this study (3 months ago):
feeling flushed and nauseaous after taking dose of methotrexate. Slight headache and overall not feeling well with headache and fatigue.
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