Review: could Levothyroxine cause Sexual dysfunction?
We study 67,293 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Among them, 115 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 69,967 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 129,507 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 67,248 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 120 people (0.18%) have Sexual Dysfunction. They amount to 0.09% of all the 129,247 people who have Sexual Dysfunction on eHealthMe.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Sexual dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sexual dysfunction||14.29%||7.14%||14.29%||7.14%||21.43%||21.43%||14.29% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sexual dysfunction||8.21%||91.79% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.12%||9.38%||15.62%||12.50%||59.38% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||46.67%||40.00%||13.33% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||22.22%||77.78% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 16.67%)
- Hypothyroidism (19 people, 15.83%)
- Neuralgia (16 people, 13.33%)
- Pain in jaw (12 people, 10.00%)
- Feeling cold (12 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (31 people, 25.83%)
- Aspirin (28 people, 23.33%)
- Amoxicillin (23 people, 19.17%)
- Nexium (18 people, 15.00%)
- Oxycontin (17 people, 14.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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