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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Headache?

Summary: Headache is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 67,377 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium 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

Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 70,083 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Trend of levothyroxine sodium reports

Headache

Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,214,769 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

Trend of Headache reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 67,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 2,920 people (4.33%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache25.87%20.98%6.99%9.79%11.19%10.49%14.69%

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

FemaleMale
Headache86.50%13.50%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.52%1.27%2.92%8.90%17.50%24.83%44.05%

Severity of Headache when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache7.02%57.89%24.56%10.53%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache0.00%5.56%94.44%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (484 people, 16.58%)
  2. Hypertension (313 people, 10.72%)
  3. Depression (211 people, 7.23%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (197 people, 6.75%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (170 people, 5.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (379 people, 12.98%)
  2. Lisinopril (225 people, 7.71%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (211 people, 7.23%)
  4. Furosemide (207 people, 7.09%)
  5. Simvastatin (206 people, 7.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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