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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Joint pain?

Summary: Joint pain 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 Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 67,402 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,977 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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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

Joint pain

Joint pain (latest reports from 117,673 patients) has been reported by people with hypothyroidism, birth control, infection, nervous system disorder, laxative supportive care.

Trend of Joint pain reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 67,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 1,977 people (2.93%) have Joint Pain.

Trend of Joint pain in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Joint pain23.19%24.64%4.35%7.25%4.35%26.09%10.14%

Gender of people who have Joint pain when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Joint pain84.09%15.91%

Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint pain0.06%0.06%0.80%2.34%4.80%13.25%25.99%52.71%

Severity of Joint pain when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint pain4.17%37.50%50.00%8.33%

How people recovered from Joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Joint pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (327 people, 16.54%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (262 people, 13.25%)
  3. Osteoporosis (215 people, 10.88%)
  4. Hypertension (197 people, 9.96%)
  5. Pain (135 people, 6.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (315 people, 15.93%)
  2. Humira (281 people, 14.21%)
  3. Lipitor (207 people, 10.47%)
  4. Prednisone (188 people, 9.51%)
  5. Folic acid (167 people, 8.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (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)
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    (Asked by a 66 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Is it okay to take Co Enzyme Q10 with Lovothyroxine. Will it stop my Levothyroxine from working properly. I am also on Simvastaton. Would appreciate any advice on this.
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    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, PBC, AIH, Asthma, and takes Vitamin D, Calcium Carbonate, Anturol, Morphine Sulfate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Pyridium, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Azathioprine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Combivent)
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life. My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.

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