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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 67,402 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Sore throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.

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Levothyroxine sodium

Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from Levothyroxine sodium 70,120 users)

Sore throat

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) has been reported by people with depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Sore throat 3,030 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 67,402 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 44 people (0.07%) have Sore Throat.

Trend of Sore throat in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Sore throat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sore throat18.18%27.27%0.00%0.00%9.09%18.18%27.27%

Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Sore throat90.91%9.09%

Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sore throat0.00%2.56%2.56%7.69%7.69%23.08%25.64%30.77%

Severity of Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sore throat27.27%45.45%27.27%0.00%

How people recovered from Sore throat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sore throat14.29%28.57%57.14%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (6 people, 13.64%)
  2. Depression (4 people, 9.09%)
  3. Hashimoto's thyroiditis (2 people, 4.55%)
  4. Ibs (1 people, 2.27%)
  5. Vitamin d deficiency (1 people, 2.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Premarin (14 people, 31.82%)
  2. Amoxil (8 people, 18.18%)
  3. Prilosec (7 people, 15.91%)
  4. Glucophage (7 people, 15.91%)
  5. Atenolol (7 people, 15.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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