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 67,542 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 70,258 Levothyroxine sodium users)
Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,347 Loose stools patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 67,493 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Wellbutrin for a 63-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder, Depression. The patient has Constipation
- A study of side effects of Levothyroxine Sodium for a 54-year old man with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Numb & Painful Feet Pain. Possible Metatarsalgia, Mortans Nueroma
- A study of side effects of Synthroid for a 52-year old man with Hypothyroidism. The patient has Raynaud's Phenomenon (discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas)
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Hydrochlorothiazide, Synthroid for a 52-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Night Sweats, Hot Flashes, Cough
- A study of drug interactions between Symbicort, Levothyroxine Thyroid for a 55-year old woman with Asthma, Thyroxine Decreased. The patient has Osteoporosis
Recent Levothyroxine sodium related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Lyrica, Flexeril, Adderall 10, Levothyroxine Sodium, Norco for a 39-year old woman who has Cervical Spinal Stenosis
- Comparions of Meloxicam, Synthroid for a 45-year old woman who has Antiinflammatory Therapy
- Comparions of Dexilant, Aldactone, Lamictal, Viibryd, Synthroid for a 33-year old woman who has Weight Loss
- Comparions of Omeprazole Magnesium, Synthroid for a 40-year old woman who has Hypothyroidism
- Comparions of Levothyroxine Sodium, Omeprazole, Keppra for a 68-year old woman who has Confusion, Barrett's Esophagus
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