Levothyroxine sodium and Ventricular tachycardia - from FDA reports
Ventricular tachycardia is found among people who take Levothyroxine sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Furosemide, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Ventricular tachycardia 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, 25, 2017
72,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothyroxine sodium.
Among them, 228 people (0.31%) have Ventricular tachycardia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Levothyroxine sodium when people have Ventricular tachycardia *:
- < 1 month: 11.11 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
- 6 - 12 months: 77.78 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Ventricular tachycardia when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:
- female: 61.23 %
- male: 38.77 %
Age of people who have Ventricular tachycardia when taking Levothyroxine sodium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.97 %
- 20-29: 0.99 %
- 30-39: 5.94 %
- 40-49: 12.38 %
- 50-59: 15.35 %
- 60+: 62.38 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 5.26%)
- Preventive Health Care (10 people, 4.39%)
- Depression (10 people, 4.39%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (9 people, 3.95%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (8 people, 3.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Furosemide (53 people, 23.25%)
- Digoxin (49 people, 21.49%)
- Aspirin (39 people, 17.11%)
- Lasix (35 people, 15.35%)
- Lisinopril (33 people, 14.47%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (47 people, 20.61%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (44 people, 19.30%)
- Dizziness (33 people, 14.47%)
- Chest Pain (33 people, 14.47%)
- Diarrhea (30 people, 13.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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