Levothyroxine sodium and Headache - from FDA reports
Headache 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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Headache 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 Aug, 21, 2017
72,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium.
Among them, 2,983 people (4.11%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 36.27 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.41 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.8 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.78 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.9 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.92 %
- 10+ years: 4.9 %
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:
- female: 85.22 %
- male: 14.78 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.33 %
- 10-19: 1.19 %
- 20-29: 3.05 %
- 30-39: 6.88 %
- 40-49: 15.4 %
- 50-59: 25.21 %
- 60+: 47.94 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (307 people, 10.29%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (242 people, 8.11%)
- Depression (236 people, 7.91%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (199 people, 6.67%)
- Osteoporosis (142 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (294 people, 9.86%)
- Lisinopril (226 people, 7.58%)
- Simvastatin (201 people, 6.74%)
- Synthroid (197 people, 6.60%)
- Furosemide (195 people, 6.54%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (855 people, 28.66%)
- Dizziness (626 people, 20.99%)
- Fatigue (620 people, 20.78%)
- Weakness (448 people, 15.02%)
- Diarrhea (386 people, 12.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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