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Review: could Levothyroxine cause Sore throat?

We study 67,309 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Sore throat. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.

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Levothyroxine sodium

Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 70,024 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Sore throat

Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) (latest reports from 6,125 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression.

On Sep, 11, 2014: 67,293 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 41 people (0.06%) 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 throat25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%25.00%37.50%

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

FemaleMale
Sore throat92.68%7.32%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sore throat0.00%2.78%0.00%8.33%5.56%25.00%25.00%33.33%

Severity of Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sore throat25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sore throat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sore throat25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (5 people, 12.20%)
  2. Depression (3 people, 7.32%)
  3. Vitamin d deficiency (1 people, 2.44%)
  4. Hashimoto's thyroiditis (1 people, 2.44%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 2.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Premarin (14 people, 34.15%)
  2. Amoxil (8 people, 19.51%)
  3. Atenolol (7 people, 17.07%)
  4. Prilosec (7 people, 17.07%)
  5. Glucophage (7 people, 17.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • started on 20 mg prozac,side affects not present. Increased to 30 mg, side affects present, relatively severe. Decreased to 25 mg, side affects lessened in severity. Decreased to 20 mg, side affects lessened even more. Increased back to 25 mg, side affects increased in severty. Increased to 30 mg again, side affects severe.

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