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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Nausea and vomiting?





Summary: Nausea and vomiting is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 67,402 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,726 have Nausea and vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and vomiting 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)

Nausea and vomiting

Nausea and vomiting has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Nausea and vomiting 141,518 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 67,402 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 2,245 people (3.33%) have Nausea And Vomiting.

Trend of Nausea and vomiting in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Nausea and vomiting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nausea and vomiting16.07%33.93%7.14%3.57%10.71%10.71%17.86%

Gender of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Nausea and vomiting80.71%19.29%

Age of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nausea and vomiting0.20%1.08%2.69%4.11%6.61%12.68%18.01%54.63%

Severity of Nausea and vomiting when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Nausea and vomiting17.65%70.59%11.76%0.00%

How people recovered from Nausea and vomiting ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Nausea and vomiting14.29%0.00%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (357 people, 15.90%)
  2. Hypertension (222 people, 9.89%)
  3. Depression (169 people, 7.53%)
  4. Pain (123 people, 5.48%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (98 people, 4.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (365 people, 16.26%)
  2. Omeprazole (269 people, 11.98%)
  3. Furosemide (209 people, 9.31%)
  4. Lisinopril (200 people, 8.91%)
  5. Simvastatin (180 people, 8.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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