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Review: could Levothyroxine cause Joint pain?
We study 67,377 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,976 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 70,070 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Joint pain (latest reports from 800,907 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 67,309 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 1,976 people (2.94%) have Joint Pain.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Joint pain||23.53%||25.00%||4.41%||7.35%||4.41%||25.00%||10.29% |
Gender of people who have Joint pain when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Joint pain||84.08%||15.92% |
Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Joint pain||0.06%||0.06%||0.80%||2.34%||4.80%||13.20%||26.00%||52.74% |
Severity of Joint pain when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint pain||4.35%||39.13%||52.17%||4.35% |
How people recovered from Joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (326 people, 16.50%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (262 people, 13.26%)
- Osteoporosis (215 people, 10.88%)
- Hypertension (197 people, 9.97%)
- Depression (135 people, 6.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (315 people, 15.94%)
- Humira (280 people, 14.17%)
- Lipitor (207 people, 10.48%)
- Prednisone (188 people, 9.51%)
- Folic acid (167 people, 8.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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