Review: could Levothyroxine cause Sore throat?
We study 67,278 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Sore throat and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 69,967 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.
Sore throat (pain or irritation of the throat) (latest reports from 6,751 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, hypothyroidism.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 67,265 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 40 people (0.06%) have Sore Throat. They amount to 0.68% of all the 5,869 people who have Sore Throat on eHealthMe.
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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