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 67,569 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 has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 70,294 Levothyroxine sodium users)
Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,351 Loose stools patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 67,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 75 people (0.11%) have Loose Stools.
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Clonidine, Levothyroxine Sodium, Simvastatin, Losartan Potassium, Metoprolol Succinate, Furosemide, Prednisone, Neoral for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Thyroxine Decreased, High Blood Cholesterol, Duretic, Anti Rejection, Suppress Immune System.
- A study of drug interactions between Synthroid, Topamax, Lithium Carbonate for a 36-year old man with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Bipolar Ii Disorder.
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Boniva for a 54-year old woman with Low Thyroid, Osteopenia. The patient has Dizzy, Chest Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Multivitamin, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Losartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Synthroid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 72-year old woman with Supplement, Sjogren's Syndrome, Hypertension, Cardiac Flutter, Hypothyroidism, Ldl/hdl Ratio Increased. The patient has Laboratory Test Abnormal
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Synthroid, Zoloft for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism, Chronic Depression. The patient has Depressed Mood
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