Review: could Levothyroxine cause Nausea and vomiting?
Summary: Nausea and vomiting could be caused by Levothyroxine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 67,157 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,243 have Nausea and vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and vomiting and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 69,748 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism, thyroid diseases. Commonly reported side effects of Levothyroxine sodium include nausea aggravated, nausea, fatigue, weakness, fatigue aggravated.
Nausea and vomiting
Nausea and vomiting (latest reports from 1,061,867 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, type 2 diabetes.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 67,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 2,243 people (3.34%) have Nausea And Vomiting. They amount to 0.21% of all the 1,064,225 people who have Nausea And Vomiting on eHealthMe.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Nausea and vomiting * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Nausea and vomiting||16.36%||34.55%||7.27%||3.64%||10.91%||10.91%||16.36% |
Gender of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Nausea and vomiting||80.70%||19.30% |
Age of people who have Nausea and vomiting when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Nausea and vomiting||0.20%||1.08%||2.69%||4.12%||6.61%||12.64%||17.98%||54.68% |
Severity of Nausea and vomiting when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Nausea and vomiting||13.33%||73.33%||13.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Nausea and vomiting ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Nausea and vomiting||20.00%||0.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (355 people, 15.83%)
- Hypertension (222 people, 9.90%)
- Depression (168 people, 7.49%)
- Pain (123 people, 5.48%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (98 people, 4.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (365 people, 16.27%)
- Omeprazole (268 people, 11.95%)
- Furosemide (209 people, 9.32%)
- Lisinopril (200 people, 8.92%)
- Simvastatin (180 people, 8.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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