Levothyroxine sodium and Hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Hypertension 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 cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Hypertension 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, 21, 2017

72,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium.
Among them, 2,787 people (3.84%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Hypertension?

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 47.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.39 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.49 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.99 %
  • 10+ years: 4.48 %

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

  • female: 79.18 %
  • male: 20.82 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.49 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 1.08 %
  • 30-39: 3.68 %
  • 40-49: 11.0 %
  • 50-59: 19.7 %
  • 60+: 63.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (181 people, 6.49%)
  • Depression (170 people, 6.10%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (142 people, 5.10%)
  • Pain (136 people, 4.88%)
  • Osteoporosis (129 people, 4.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (360 people, 12.92%)
  • Furosemide (295 people, 10.58%)
  • Lisinopril (272 people, 9.76%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (229 people, 8.22%)
  • Omeprazole (220 people, 7.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (420 people, 15.07%)
  • Nausea (386 people, 13.85%)
  • Headache (380 people, 13.63%)
  • Dizziness (362 people, 12.99%)
  • Weakness (360 people, 12.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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