A study for a 74 year old woman who takes Levoxyl - from FDA reports

43,972 females aged 74 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 74 year old female patient who has Adult Hypothyroidism. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On May, 15, 2018

43,972 females aged 74 (±5) who take Levoxyl are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Levoxyl for a 74-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 74
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Adult Hypothyroidism
  • Drugs taken:
    • Levoxyl (levothyroxine sodium)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Rosacea(a skin condition that causes facial redness): 0 (0% of females aged 74 (±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

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  4. Weakness
  5. Cough
6 - 12 months:
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Hair loss
  3. Dizziness
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Rashes (redness)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Hair loss
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Weight increased
  5. Headache (pain in head)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  2. Pain
  3. Broken bone
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Stress and anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Blood creatinine increased
  3. Urinary tract infection
  4. High blood pressure
  5. Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels)
10+ years:
  1. Pneumonia
  2. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Fistula (an abnormal connection or passageway between two)
  5. Stable angina (a constant chest pain)
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Weakness
  4. Dizziness
  5. Breathing difficulty

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 4,988 people, 11.34%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol : 3,716 people, 8.45%
  3. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 2,883 people, 6.56%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2,603 people, 5.92%
  5. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 2,087 people, 4.75%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin (3,611 people, 8.21%)
  2. Lasix (3,511 people, 7.98%)
  3. Lipitor (3,499 people, 7.96%)
  4. Fosamax (2,259 people, 5.14%)
  5. Nexium (2,222 people, 5.05%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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What are the symtoms?

  • Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) has been reported by people with rosacea, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, high blood pressure (latest reports from 6,357 Rosacea patients).

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