Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Sexual dysfunction (Erection problems)?
Summary: Sexual dysfunction is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 67,569 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 70,258 Levothyroxine sodium users)
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,156 Sexual dysfunction patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 67,542 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 124 people (0.18%) have Sexual Dysfunction.
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||11.76%||5.88%||11.76%||11.76%||23.53%||23.53%||11.76% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sexual dysfunction||7.97%||92.03% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.00%||9.00%||15.00%||15.00%||58.00% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||36.84%||47.37%||15.79% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||15.38%||84.62% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (21 people, 16.94%)
- Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 16.13%)
- Neuralgia (16 people, 12.90%)
- Feeling cold (12 people, 9.68%)
- Blood cholesterol (12 people, 9.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (31 people, 25.00%)
- Aspirin (29 people, 23.39%)
- Amoxicillin (23 people, 18.55%)
- Nexium (18 people, 14.52%)
- Lipitor (17 people, 13.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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