Review: could Spironolactone cause Hypothyroidism?
Summary: Hypothyroidism is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 25,377 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 111 have Hypothyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypothyroidism and more.
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Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 26,454 Spironolactone users)
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 49,732 Hypothyroidism patients)
On Apr, 17, 2015: 25,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 111 people (0.44%) have Hypothyroidism.
Time on Spironolactone when people have Hypothyroidism * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Spironolactone * :
Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Spironolactone ** :
How people recovered from Hypothyroidism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (17 people, 15.32%)
- Cardiac failure (10 people, 9.01%)
- Tachycardia (8 people, 7.21%)
- Oedema (8 people, 7.21%)
- Calcium deficiency (7 people, 6.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (40 people, 36.04%)
- Digoxin (39 people, 35.14%)
- Furosemide (38 people, 34.23%)
- Lasix (36 people, 32.43%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (32 people, 28.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Spironolactone for a 68-year old man with Primary Hyperaldosteronism. The patient has Oral Intake Reduced, Gynaecomastia, Osteopenia
- A study of side effects of Spironolactone for a 64-year old woman with Acne. The patient has Flatulence
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Potassium Chloride, Furosemide, Magnesium Chloride, Spironolactone for a 47-year old woman with Pain, Potassium - Low, Edema, Low Blood Magnesium. The patient has Abnormal Weight Gain, Depression Postmenopausal, Eczema Nummular, Edema
- A study of drug interactions between Spironolactone, Effexor XR for a 34-year old woman with Acne, Anxiety. The patient has Eyes - Sensitive To Light
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism, Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day
Recent Spironolactone related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Goldenseal, Aldactone for a 60-year old woman who has Growth Hormone
- Comparions of Dexilant, Aldactone, Lamictal, Viibryd, Synthroid for a 33-year old woman who has Weight Loss
- Comparions of Aldactone, Losartan for a 38-year old woman who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Atorvastatin Calcium, Furosemide, Levothyroxine Sodium, Spironolactone, Remodulin for a 70-year old woman who has Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
- Comparions of Lipitor, Levothyroxine Sodium, Aldactone, Lasix, Remodulin for a 70-year old woman who has Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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