Review: could Levothyroxine sodium cause Varicose veins?
Summary: Varicose veins is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lipitor.
We study 67,434 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Varicose veins. Find out below who they are, when they have Varicose veins and more.
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Levothyroxine sodium has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. (latest outcomes from 70,182 Levothyroxine sodium users)
Varicose veins (veins that have become enlarged and tortuous) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, allergic rhinitis, generalized anxiety disorder, high blood pressure, menopause. (latest reports from 450 Varicose veins patients)
On Dec, 31, 2014: 67,434 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 14 people (0.02%) have Varicose Veins.
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Varicose veins * :
Gender of people who have Varicose veins when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Varicose veins||78.57%||21.43% |
Age of people who have Varicose veins when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :
|Varicose veins||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.14%||42.86%||50.00% |
Severity of Varicose veins when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :
How people recovered from Varicose veins ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (7 people, 50.00%)
- Atenolol (3 people, 21.43%)
- Lasix (3 people, 21.43%)
- Evista (3 people, 21.43%)
- Glipizide (2 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Bgorda (2 years ago):
I think you might want to look at whatever condition causes you to be taking levothyroxine in the first place. The endocrine system directly impacts circulation and muscular health. If there is a break down in one of these somewhere - its probably more the condition instead of the levo.. I just developed them a year ago - but have been on levo and its vaariants for 11 yrs. Now that I know the levo/syn was NOT helping my autoimmune problem but merely throwing in t4 that my system could not process and use as long as the "automimmune attack" on another portion of the body was going full force. So....i realize it was the poor care/lack of correct treatment that left my thyroid out of whack for so long and helped the varicosities to develop. (in addition to many other mental drugs given in the last 3 yrs to shut up my complaining of poor care)
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Someone else (3 years ago):
Did you ever find out if Levothyroxine was the cause?! I think it may be causing the same for me!
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Ashley (3 years ago):
I think levothyroxine is causing lots of veins to show. Im young but this looks bad I didnt notice so much before I started taking this..help?
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