Review: could Valproic acid cause Hypothyroidism?
This is a review of Hypothyroidism by studying 9,123 people who take Valproic acid. We analyze: the time on Valproic acid when people have Hypothyroidism, gender and age of these people, the severity of Hypothyroidism, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Valproic acid. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Valproic acid (latest outcomes from 9,289 users) has active ingredients of valproic acid. It is often used in epilepsy, bipolar disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Valproic acid include completed suicide, convulsion, fever, drowsiness, fatigue.
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) (latest reports from 126,342 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 8,737 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproic acid. Among them, 31 people (0.35%) have Hypothyroidism.
Time on Valproic acid when people have Hypothyroidism * :
Gender of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Valproic acid * :
Age of people who have Hypothyroidism when taking Valproic acid * :
Severity of Hypothyroidism when taking Valproic acid ** :
How people recovered from Hypothyroidism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (4 people, 12.90%)
- Mania (2 people, 6.45%)
- Non-accidental overdose (2 people, 6.45%)
- Psychotic disorder (2 people, 6.45%)
- Depression (2 people, 6.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (9 people, 29.03%)
- Risperidone (9 people, 29.03%)
- Zocor (6 people, 19.35%)
- Neurontin (5 people, 16.13%)
- Keppra (5 people, 16.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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