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Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Tinnitus?





Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 67,402 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 291 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus 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)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Tinnitus 19,391 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 67,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 293 people (0.43%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus4.88%12.20%9.76%21.95%9.76%17.07%24.39%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus87.26%12.74%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%2.29%6.49%13.36%26.34%51.53%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus5.41%45.95%45.95%2.70%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%4.55%95.45%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (80 people, 27.30%)
  2. Hypertension (30 people, 10.24%)
  3. Depression (21 people, 7.17%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (20 people, 6.83%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (16 people, 5.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (34 people, 11.60%)
  2. Aspirin (32 people, 10.92%)
  3. Synthroid (32 people, 10.92%)
  4. Atenolol (29 people, 9.90%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (27 people, 9.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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