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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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Erectile dysfunction.
We study 67,402 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 118 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 70,094 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 30,046 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Nov, 13, 2014: 67,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 122 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||12.50%||6.25%||12.50%||6.25%||25.00%||25.00%||12.50% |
Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sexual dysfunction||8.09%||91.91% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.06%||9.18%||15.31%||14.29%||58.16% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||41.18%||41.18%||17.65% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||18.18%||81.82% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 16.39%)
- Hypothyroidism (20 people, 16.39%)
- Neuralgia (16 people, 13.11%)
- Pain in jaw (12 people, 9.84%)
- Feeling cold (12 people, 9.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (31 people, 25.41%)
- Aspirin (29 people, 23.77%)
- Amoxicillin (23 people, 18.85%)
- Nexium (18 people, 14.75%)
- Lipitor (17 people, 13.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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