Levothyroxine sodium and Grand mal convulsion - from FDA reports
Grand mal convulsion is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Grand mal convulsion with Levothyroxine sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 72,643 people who have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 23, 2017
72,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium.
Among them, 242 people (0.33%) have Grand mal convulsion
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Grand mal convulsion *:
- < 1 month: 66.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Grand mal convulsion when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:
- female: 81.51 %
- male: 18.49 %
Age of people who have Grand mal convulsion when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.97 %
- 10-19: 3.38 %
- 20-29: 6.28 %
- 30-39: 8.21 %
- 40-49: 18.36 %
- 50-59: 25.6 %
- 60+: 37.2 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (31 people, 12.81%)
- Convulsion (16 people, 6.61%)
- Diabetes (14 people, 5.79%)
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 4.96%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 4.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (25 people, 10.33%)
- Olmesartan Medoxomil (21 people, 8.68%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (19 people, 7.85%)
- Omeprazole (15 people, 6.20%)
- Furosemide (14 people, 5.79%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Memory Loss (26 people, 10.74%)
- Headache (23 people, 9.50%)
- Dizziness (23 people, 9.50%)
- Confusional State (23 people, 9.50%)
- Loss Of Consciousness (21 people, 8.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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