Related topic: Levothyroxine sodium, Loose stools
Review: could Levothyroxine cause Loose stools?
Summary: Loose stools could be caused by Levothyroxine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Xenical, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 67,088 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Among them, 75 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 69,748 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Loose stools (latest reports from 9,190 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 17, 2014: 67,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 75 people (0.11%) have Loose Stools. They amount to 0.82% of all the 9,190 people who have Loose Stools on eHealthMe.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Loose stools * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loose stools||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Loose stools when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Loose stools||90.12%||9.88% |
Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Loose stools||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.39%||0.00%||8.33%||33.33%||56.94% |
Severity of Loose stools when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loose stools||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loose stools ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 6.67%)
- Hypothyroidism (3 people, 4.00%)
- Panic attack (3 people, 4.00%)
- Arrhythmia (2 people, 2.67%)
- Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 2.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xenical (21 people, 28.00%)
- Zocor (14 people, 18.67%)
- Lipitor (11 people, 14.67%)
- Furosemide (10 people, 13.33%)
- Celebrex (10 people, 13.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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