Review: could Levothyroxine cause Sexual dysfunction?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 62,708 people who take Levothyroxine. Among them, 114 have Sexual dysfunction. See who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 69,669 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism, thyroid diseases. Commonly reported side effects of Levothyroxine sodium include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, weakness, fatigue aggravated.
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 131,362 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 62,606 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 111 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||0.00%||9.09%||18.18%||9.09%||27.27%||27.27%||9.09% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sexual dysfunction||8.00%||92.00% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.45%||8.05%||16.09%||12.64%||59.77% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||50.00%||35.71%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (18 people, 16.22%)
- Erectile dysfunction (17 people, 15.32%)
- Neuralgia (16 people, 14.41%)
- Feeling cold (12 people, 10.81%)
- Pain in jaw (12 people, 10.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (31 people, 27.93%)
- Aspirin (27 people, 24.32%)
- Amoxicillin (23 people, 20.72%)
- Nexium (18 people, 16.22%)
- Oxycontin (17 people, 15.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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