Review: could Levothyroxine cause Low blood sugar (Hypoglycemia)?
We study 67,377 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Among them, 440 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar 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.
Low blood sugar
Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) (latest reports from 158,768 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 67,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 440 people (0.65%) have Low Blood Sugar.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Low blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low blood sugar||52.63%||15.79%||5.26%||0.00%||10.53%||0.00%||15.79% |
Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Low blood sugar||70.44%||29.56% |
Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Low blood sugar||0.00%||0.74%||1.47%||1.97%||4.42%||8.85%||16.22%||66.34% |
Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Low blood sugar||20.00%||40.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Low blood sugar||25.00%||25.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (75 people, 17.05%)
- Diabetes mellitus (65 people, 14.77%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (59 people, 13.41%)
- Hypertension (54 people, 12.27%)
- Type 1 diabetes mellitus (24 people, 5.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lantus (104 people, 23.64%)
- Aspirin (87 people, 19.77%)
- Simvastatin (60 people, 13.64%)
- Lasix (60 people, 13.64%)
- Furosemide (60 people, 13.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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