Spironolactone and Hypothyroidism - from FDA reports


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 Furosemide, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Hypothyroidism with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,238 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

45,238 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 162 people (0.36%) have Hypothyroidism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Hypothyroidism?

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: 71.15 %
  • male: 28.85 %

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: 1.56 %
  • 40-49: 6.25 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 79.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 16.05%)
  • Oedema (10 people, 6.17%)
  • Cardiac Failure (10 people, 6.17%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 5.56%)
  • Calcium Deficiency (9 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (46 people, 28.40%)
  • Lasix (41 people, 25.31%)
  • Aspirin (38 people, 23.46%)
  • Digoxin (37 people, 22.84%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (34 people, 20.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (38 people, 23.46%)
  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 23.46%)
  • Dizziness (38 people, 23.46%)
  • Fatigue (34 people, 20.99%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (33 people, 20.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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