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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Heartburn (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?

Summary: Heartburn is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Coumadin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 67,402 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Levothyroxine sodium and have Heartburn >>>

Levothyroxine sodium

Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 70,094 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Trend of levothyroxine sodium reports

Heartburn

Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) (latest reports from 10,552 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Heartburn reports

On Oct, 28, 2014: 67,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 103 people (0.15%) have Heartburn.

Trend of Heartburn in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Heartburn * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heartburn7.14%7.14%14.29%0.00%14.29%28.57%28.57%

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

FemaleMale
Heartburn82.52%17.48%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heartburn0.00%0.00%0.00%3.26%9.78%28.26%29.35%29.35%

Severity of Heartburn when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heartburn6.67%53.33%26.67%13.33%

How people recovered from Heartburn ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heartburn0.00%12.50%87.50%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (14 people, 13.59%)
  2. Hypertension (12 people, 11.65%)
  3. Depression (11 people, 10.68%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (9 people, 8.74%)
  5. Uterine leiomyoma (8 people, 7.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Coumadin (14 people, 13.59%)
  2. Aspirin (14 people, 13.59%)
  3. Lasix (14 people, 13.59%)
  4. Synthroid (11 people, 10.68%)
  5. Prilosec (11 people, 10.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 72 year old woman who has Itching,burning Of External Vaginal Area., and takes Levothyroxine Sodium, Fenofibrate)
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  • Hallucinations and skin thas red and hurts
    (Asked by a 46 year old woman who has Hallucinations.skin Thats Red Like A Sun Burn And Mouth Blisters, and takes Hydrochlorothiazide, Sudafed, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
    I am having horrable hallucinations.manic episodes because i slam on the brakes to avoid people or animals that are not there.i feel like im going to razy.high bood pressure, heavy breathing and anxiety.my face and body have spoys that are like a sun burn and blisters in my mouth.emergency room accu ...

  • I was jut diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis. i called my doctor's office today to ask what otc pain reliever i could take for joint pain. the nurse said i should take only tylenol. is this correct?
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has GERD, Autoimmune Hepatitis, and takes Protonix)
    Information on the web says Tylenol is known to cause autoimmune hepatitis. I am concerned that my doctor's nurse had instructed me to take it. I was hoping it would be safe to take Alive.

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