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Review: could Levothyroxine cause Sore throat?

Summary: Sore throat could be caused by Levothyroxine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Premarin, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 67,088 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 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 69,748 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 6,438 patients) has been reported by people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, asthma, high blood pressure, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 67,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 40 people (0.06%) have Sore Throat. They amount to 0.63% of all the 6,343 people who have Sore Throat on eHealthMe.

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 throat14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%28.57%42.86%

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

FemaleMale
Sore throat92.50%7.50%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sore throat0.00%2.86%0.00%8.57%5.71%25.71%22.86%34.29%

Severity of Sore throat when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sore throat28.57%42.86%28.57%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, 12.50%)
  2. Depression (3 people, 7.50%)
  3. Hashimoto's thyroiditis (1 people, 2.50%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 2.50%)
  5. Blood thyroid stimulating hormone abnormal (1 people, 2.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Premarin (14 people, 35.00%)
  2. Amoxil (8 people, 20.00%)
  3. Atenolol (7 people, 17.50%)
  4. Prilosec (7 people, 17.50%)
  5. Glucophage (7 people, 17.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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