eHealthMe - Personalized Health Information eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

Personalized health information

More tools

Review: could Levothyroxine cause Ventricular tachycardia?

Summary: Ventricular tachycardia could be caused by Levothyroxine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Furosemide, and have Hypothyroidism.

We study 67,157 people who have side effects while taking Levothyroxine from FDA and social media. Among them, 240 have Ventricular tachycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Ventricular tachycardia and more.

For patients like me, how are my drugs? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. We use data reported since 1977 till to date. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now >>>

On Apr, 11, 2014: 67,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium. Among them, 240 people (0.36%) have Ventricular Tachycardia. They amount to 0.34% of all the 71,612 people who have Ventricular Tachycardia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ventricular tachycardia in Levothyroxine sodium reports

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Ventricular tachycardia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ventricular tachycardia16.67%33.33%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ventricular tachycardia when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

FemaleMale
Ventricular tachycardia61.63%38.37%

Age of people who have Ventricular tachycardia when taking Levothyroxine sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ventricular tachycardia0.00%0.00%2.73%0.91%5.00%12.73%15.00%63.64%

Severity of Ventricular tachycardia when taking Levothyroxine sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ventricular tachycardia0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Ventricular tachycardia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ventricular tachycardia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (25 people, 10.42%)
  2. Hypertension (11 people, 4.58%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (10 people, 4.17%)
  4. Depression (10 people, 4.17%)
  5. Prophylaxis (9 people, 3.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (58 people, 24.17%)
  2. Digoxin (52 people, 21.67%)
  3. Aspirin (52 people, 21.67%)
  4. Amiodarone hcl (44 people, 18.33%)
  5. Lasix (41 people, 17.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

If the study doesn't answer your question, you can:

Related topic: Levothyroxine sodium, Ventricular tachycardia

You can also:


Advertise here

On eHealthMe, Levothyroxine Sodium (levothyroxine sodium) is often used for hypothyroidism. Find out below the conditions Levothyroxine Sodium is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Levothyroxine Sodium used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 hours ago):

  • Tickly throat cough. Chest X-ray negative. Antibiotics given no change

    Reply

  • From this study (21 hours ago):

  • Thyroid removed 2005 - papillary carcimona

    Borderline ovarian tumour 2010

    Now lungs have multi cavitating lesions

    Scan re torso is clear apart from the lungs

    Reply

  • From this study (22 hours ago):

  • My WBC count was 15.6 last week before taking Valtrex, now after finding many cherry angiomas since starting the Valtrex I was taken off the medicine and had more blood tests run. Now my WBC count is 16.1 after being on the medicine for almost a week.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

SHARE THIS:       

eHealthMe is used by 100+ peer-reviewed journals, and featured on Washington Post, Fox! Millions of healthcare professionals and patients use us each month. Recent studies:

- Compare Flecainide Acetate and Pradaxa and Omeprazole and Neurontin and Metformin for a 55-year old man (52 minutes ago)

- Novalgin, Clonidine, Prozac for a 19-year old girl wh ... (2 hours ago)

- Zantac 300 for a 18-year old girl who has Abdominal P ... (2 hours ago)

Related study

- Levothyroxine Sodium side effects

 

Related symptom

- Ventricular Tachycardia

 

 

Recent user comments

- "My 19 yr old daughter is a Type 1 diabetic since the ... " (2 hours ago)

- "Have severe anxiety , extreme muscle pain also tak ... " (2 hours ago)

- "itching all day long, but worse at night, seems to ac ... " (3 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Ritalin
- Turtlebloom
- Encephalitis Lethargica
- Liraglutide
- Torches

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.