Review: could Levothyroxine cause Headache?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
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, 2,415 have Headache. See who they are, when they have Headache 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 diseases. Commonly reported side effects of Levothyroxine sodium include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, weakness, fatigue aggravated.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,169,811 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 62,606 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 2,731 people (4.36%) 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 (438 people, 16.04%)
- Hypertension (293 people, 10.73%)
- Depression (202 people, 7.40%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (188 people, 6.88%)
- Thyroid disorder (148 people, 5.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (355 people, 13.00%)
- Lisinopril (213 people, 7.80%)
- Humira (203 people, 7.43%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (203 people, 7.43%)
- Furosemide (201 people, 7.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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