Review: could Levothyroxine cause Sore throat?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
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, 40 have Sore throat. See who they are, when they have Sore throat 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 function tests. Commonly reported side effects of Levothyroxine sodium include nausea, nausea aggravated, fatigue, weakness, fatigue aggravated.
Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) (latest reports from 6,115 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, asthma, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 62,708 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 40 people (0.06%) 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||14.29%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||28.57%||42.86% |
Gender of people who have Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sore throat||92.50%||7.50% |
Age of people who have Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Sore throat||0.00%||2.86%||0.00%||8.57%||5.71%||25.71%||22.86%||34.29% |
Severity of Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sore throat||28.57%||42.86%||28.57%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Sore throat ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sore throat||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 12.50%)
- Depression (3 people, 7.50%)
- Hashimoto's thyroiditis (1 people, 2.50%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 2.50%)
- Blood thyroid stimulating hormone abnormal (1 people, 2.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Premarin (14 people, 35.00%)
- Amoxil (8 people, 20.00%)
- Atenolol (7 people, 17.50%)
- Prilosec (7 people, 17.50%)
- Glucophage (7 people, 17.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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