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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Loose stools?





Summary: Loose stools 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 Xenical, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 67,402 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium 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

Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothyroxine sodium 70,120 users)

Loose stools

Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Loose stools 2,339 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 67,402 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 75 people (0.11%) have Loose Stools.

Trend of Loose stools in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Loose stools * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loose stools100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Loose stools when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Loose stools90.12%9.88%

Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loose stools0.00%0.00%0.00%1.39%0.00%8.33%33.33%56.94%

Severity of Loose stools when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loose stools0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loose stools ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 6.67%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (3 people, 4.00%)
  3. Panic attack (3 people, 4.00%)
  4. Arrhythmia (2 people, 2.67%)
  5. Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 2.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xenical (21 people, 28.00%)
  2. Zocor (14 people, 18.67%)
  3. Lipitor (11 people, 14.67%)
  4. Furosemide (10 people, 13.33%)
  5. Celebrex (10 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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