Review: could Levothyroxine cause Heartburn?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 11, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
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, 102 have Heartburn. See who they are, when they have Heartburn 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 function tests. Commonly reported side effects of Levothyroxine sodium include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, weakness, fatigue aggravated.
Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) (latest reports from 43,370 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, acupuncture and pain, high blood cholesterol, depression.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 62,606 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 100 people (0.16%) have Heartburn.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Heartburn * :
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Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
Severity of Heartburn when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
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How people recovered from Heartburn ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (13 people, 13.00%)
- Depression (11 people, 11.00%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 11.00%)
- Thyroid disorder (9 people, 9.00%)
- Uterine leiomyoma (8 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Coumadin (14 people, 14.00%)
- Aspirin (14 people, 14.00%)
- Lasix (14 people, 14.00%)
- Synthroid (11 people, 11.00%)
- Prilosec (11 people, 11.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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