Spironolactone and Hypothyroidism - from FDA reports
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 Furosemide, and have Cardiac failure. This review analyzes which people have Hypothyroidism with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,108 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
47,108 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 167 people (0.35%) have Hypothyroidism
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Spironolactone when people have Hypothyroidism *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 55.56 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
- 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
- 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Spironolactone *:
- female: 71.43 %
- male: 28.57 %
Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Spironolactone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.52 %
- 40-49: 6.06 %
- 50-59: 14.39 %
- 60+: 78.03 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure (11 people, 6.59%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (10 people, 5.99%)
- Oedema (10 people, 5.99%)
- Metastases To Spine (9 people, 5.39%)
- Arrhythmias (9 people, 5.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Furosemide (46 people, 27.54%)
- Lasix (41 people, 24.55%)
- Aspirin (38 people, 22.75%)
- Digoxin (37 people, 22.16%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (34 people, 20.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Dizziness (41 people, 24.55%)
- Weakness (39 people, 23.35%)
- Fatigue (35 people, 20.96%)
- Breathing Difficulty (34 people, 20.36%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (33 people, 19.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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