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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Hypertension (High blood pressure)?

Summary: Hypertension 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 Hypertension.

We study 67,377 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,218 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension 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

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) (latest reports from 1,152,135 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.

Trend of Hypertension reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 67,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 2,513 people (3.73%) have Hypertension.

Trend of Hypertension in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypertension32.04%17.48%3.88%8.74%9.71%11.65%16.50%

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

FemaleMale
Hypertension79.64%20.36%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypertension0.09%0.97%0.93%0.93%3.84%11.96%20.44%60.84%

Severity of Hypertension when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypertension4.08%57.14%38.78%0.00%

How people recovered from Hypertension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypertension3.57%28.57%67.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (450 people, 17.91%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (357 people, 14.21%)
  3. Depression (151 people, 6.01%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (149 people, 5.93%)
  5. Pain (147 people, 5.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (471 people, 18.74%)
  2. Furosemide (321 people, 12.77%)
  3. Lisinopril (271 people, 10.78%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (259 people, 10.31%)
  5. Omeprazole (236 people, 9.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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