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Review: could Levothyroxine cause Sexual dysfunction?

Summary: Sexual dysfunction could be caused by Levothyroxine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Neurontin, and have Erectile dysfunction.

We study 67,088 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

Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 69,748 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Sexual dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 132,548 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 67,157 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 128,042 people who have Sexual Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sexual dysfunction in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Sexual dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sexual dysfunction14.29%7.14%14.29%7.14%21.43%21.43%14.29%

Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Sexual dysfunction8.21%91.79%

Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sexual dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%3.12%9.38%15.62%12.50%59.38%

Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sexual dysfunction0.00%46.67%40.00%13.33%

How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sexual dysfunction0.00%22.22%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 16.67%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (19 people, 15.83%)
  3. Neuralgia (16 people, 13.33%)
  4. Pain in jaw (12 people, 10.00%)
  5. Feeling cold (12 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (31 people, 25.83%)
  2. Aspirin (28 people, 23.33%)
  3. Amoxicillin (23 people, 19.17%)
  4. Nexium (18 people, 15.00%)
  5. Oxycontin (17 people, 14.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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