Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Sore throat?
Summary: Sore throat is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Premarin, and have Hypothyroidism.
We study 67,569 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Sore throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 70,294 Levothyroxine sodium users)
Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, asthma, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 3,434 Sore throat patients)
On Apr, 28, 2015: 67,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 46 people (0.07%) have Sore Throat.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Sore throat * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sore throat||23.08%||23.08%||0.00%||0.00%||7.69%||15.38%||30.77% |
Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sore throat||89.13%||10.87% |
Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sore throat||0.00%||2.44%||2.44%||9.76%||9.76%||21.95%||24.39%||29.27% |
Severity of Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sore throat||30.77%||46.15%||23.08%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sore throat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sore throat||11.11%||22.22%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (7 people, 15.22%)
- Depression (4 people, 8.70%)
- Hashimoto's thyroiditis (2 people, 4.35%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 2.17%)
- Migraine (1 people, 2.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Premarin (14 people, 30.43%)
- Amoxil (8 people, 17.39%)
- Bactrim ds (7 people, 15.22%)
- Alprazolam (7 people, 15.22%)
- Atenolol (7 people, 15.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Clonidine, Levothyroxine Sodium, Simvastatin, Losartan Potassium, Metoprolol Succinate, Furosemide, Prednisone, Neoral for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Thyroxine Decreased, High Blood Cholesterol, Duretic, Anti Rejection, Suppress Immune System.
- A study of drug interactions between Synthroid, Topamax, Lithium Carbonate for a 36-year old man with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Bipolar Ii Disorder.
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Boniva for a 54-year old woman with Low Thyroid, Osteopenia. The patient has Dizzy, Chest Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Multivitamin, Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate, Losartan, Metoprolol Succinate, Synthroid, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 72-year old woman with Supplement, Sjogren's Syndrome, Hypertension, Cardiac Flutter, Hypothyroidism, Ldl/hdl Ratio Increased. The patient has Laboratory Test Abnormal
- A study of drug interactions between Metoprolol Succinate, Synthroid, Zoloft for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Pressure, Hypothyroidism, Chronic Depression. The patient has Depressed Mood
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