A study for a 77 year old man who takes Levothyroxine Sodium - from FDA reports


Summary

11,413 males aged 77 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 77 year old male patient who has Hypothyroidism. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jun, 19, 2017

11,413 males aged 77 (±5) who takes Levothyroxine Sodium are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothyroxine Sodium for a 77-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 77
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Hypothyroidism
  • Drugs taken:
    • Levothyroxine Sodium (levothyroxine sodium)
  • Side effects: Balance Disorder, Confusion, Diarrhea

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Balance Disorder: 114 (1% of males aged 77 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Confusion: 127 (1.11% of males aged 77 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Diarrhea: 596 (5.22% of males aged 77 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (874 people, 7.66%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (640 people, 5.61%)
  • Diabetes (487 people, 4.27%)
  • Pain (382 people, 3.35%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (348 people, 3.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (1,503 people, 13.17%)
  • Lasix (1,141 people, 10.00%)
  • Lipitor (1,063 people, 9.31%)
  • Simvastatin (999 people, 8.75%)
  • Furosemide (822 people, 7.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (848 people, 7.43%)
  • Fatigue (766 people, 6.71%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (653 people, 5.72%)
  • Drug Ineffective (575 people, 5.04%)
  • Dizziness (540 people, 4.73%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development) can be treated by Synthroid, Levothyroxine sodium, Levothyroxine thyroid, Levoxyl, Levothroid (latest reports from 82,978 Hypothyroidism patients)

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