Levothyroxine sodium and Joint pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Joint pain 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 Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain 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, 20, 2017

72,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium.
Among them, 2,189 people (3.01%) have Joint pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levothyroxine sodium cause Joint pain?

Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Joint pain *:

  • < 1 month: 35.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.56 %
  • 10+ years: 2.22 %

Gender of people who have Joint pain when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:

  • female: 83.22 %
  • male: 16.78 %

Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 1.97 %
  • 30-39: 4.04 %
  • 40-49: 12.52 %
  • 50-59: 24.93 %
  • 60+: 55.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (294 people, 13.43%)
  • Osteoporosis (246 people, 11.24%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (215 people, 9.82%)
  • High Blood Pressure (214 people, 9.78%)
  • Pain (153 people, 6.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (289 people, 13.20%)
  • Aspirin (258 people, 11.79%)
  • Lipitor (197 people, 9.00%)
  • Prednisone (189 people, 8.63%)
  • Methotrexate (169 people, 7.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (478 people, 21.84%)
  • Pain In Extremity (459 people, 20.97%)
  • Pain (456 people, 20.83%)
  • Weakness (383 people, 17.50%)
  • Back Pain (372 people, 16.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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