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 67,569 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,429 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 70,286 Levothyroxine sodium users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 67,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 2,928 people (4.33%) have Headache.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (489 people, 16.70%)
- Hypertension (315 people, 10.76%)
- Depression (213 people, 7.27%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (197 people, 6.73%)
- Thyroid disorder (172 people, 5.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (379 people, 12.94%)
- Lisinopril (225 people, 7.68%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (211 people, 7.21%)
- Furosemide (207 people, 7.07%)
- Simvastatin (206 people, 7.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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