Valproic acid and Hypothyroidism - from FDA reports
Hypothyroidism is found among people who take Valproic acid, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old also take medication Levothyroxine Sodium, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Hypothyroidism with Valproic acid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 14,265 people who have side effects when taking Valproic acid from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 29, 2017
14,265 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproic Acid.
Among them, 49 people (0.34%) have Hypothyroidism
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Valproic Acid *:
- female: 31.82 %
- male: 68.18 %
Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Valproic Acid *:
- 0-1: 10.53 %
- 2-9: 5.26 %
- 10-19: 2.63 %
- 20-29: 10.53 %
- 30-39: 15.79 %
- 40-49: 28.95 %
- 50-59: 15.79 %
- 60+: 10.53 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (8 people, 16.33%)
- Depression (6 people, 12.24%)
- Schizoaffective Disorder (3 people, 6.12%)
- Metabolic Syndrome (3 people, 6.12%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (2 people, 4.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Levothyroxine Sodium (9 people, 18.37%)
- Risperidone (8 people, 16.33%)
- Lopressor (6 people, 12.24%)
- Lithium Carbonate (6 people, 12.24%)
- Effexor (6 people, 12.24%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (8 people, 16.33%)
- Fatigue (7 people, 14.29%)
- Rhabdomyolysis (6 people, 12.24%)
- Fainting (6 people, 12.24%)
- Anaemia (6 people, 12.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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