A study for a 70 year old woman who takes Levothyroxine Thyroid, Vitamin D - from FDA reports

Summary

3,659 females aged 70 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 70 year old female patient who has Hypothyroidism, Low Vitamin D. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



How the study uses the data?

The study is based on gender, age, active ingredients of any drugs used. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are considered.

What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

What are the symtoms?

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Feb, 12, 2019

3,659 females aged 70 (±5) who take Levothyroxine Thyroid, Vitamin D are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Levothyroxine Thyroid, Vitamin D for a 70-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 70
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Hypothyroidism, Low Vitamin D
  • Drugs taken:
    • Levothyroxine Thyroid (levothyroxine sodium)
    • Vitamin D (ergocalciferol)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Ringing In The Ears: 0 (0% of females aged 70 (±5) who take the drugs)

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 drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Nausea and vomiting
  4. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  5. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  6. Rashes (redness)
  7. Vision blurred
  8. Hypersensitivity
  9. Nervousness
  10. Diarrhea
1 - 6 months:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  3. Rash erythematous (redness of the skin)
  4. Blood uric acid increased
  5. Aspartate aminotransferase increased
  6. Alanine aminotransferase increased
  7. Rash macular (small, flat red spots)
  8. Itching
  9. Joint pain
  10. Chest pain
6 - 12 months:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Indigestion
  4. Panic disorder
  5. Diabetic retinopathy (damage to the retina caused by complications of diabetes)
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Abdominal discomfort
  8. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  9. Joint pain
  10. Weakness
1 - 2 years:
  1. Blood glucose decreased
  2. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel)
  3. Malnutrition (condition that results from eating a diet in which certain nutrients are lacking)
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Urinary tract infection
  6. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  7. Death
  8. Intervertebral disc protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Post procedural infection
2 - 5 years:
  1. Chronic kidney disease
  2. Drug hypersensitivity
  3. Pneumonia
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  6. Traumatic injury of the bladder and urethra
  7. Blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  8. Headache (pain in head)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Chronic kidney disease
  2. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  3. Hair loss
  4. Visual impairment
  5. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  6. Itching
  7. Hernia (hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle)
  8. Hepatic cancer metastatic (liver cancer - metastatic)
  9. Stress and anxiety
  10. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
10+ years:
  1. Pain
  2. Weakness
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Itching
  5. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  6. Cardiac discomfort
  7. Vaginal bleeding
  8. Urinary tract infection
  9. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  10. Bladder prolapse (bulging of one or more of the pelvic organs into the vagina)
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Weakness
  6. Dizziness
  7. Pain
  8. Breathing difficulty
  9. Joint pain
  10. Fall

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 443 people, 12.11%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 423 people, 11.56%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol : 363 people, 9.92%
  4. Pain : 334 people, 9.13%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 285 people, 7.79%
  6. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 244 people, 6.67%
  7. Depression : 241 people, 6.59%
  8. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 188 people, 5.14%
  9. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 187 people, 5.11%
  10. Diabetes : 174 people, 4.76%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Calcium (767 people, 20.96%)
  2. Vitamin B12 (487 people, 13.31%)
  3. Fish Oil (411 people, 11.23%)
  4. Vitamin C (378 people, 10.33%)
  5. Lasix (343 people, 9.37%)
  6. Humira (306 people, 8.36%)
  7. Nexium (281 people, 7.68%)
  8. Metformin (280 people, 7.65%)
  9. Magnesium (273 people, 7.46%)
  10. Tylenol (256 people, 7.00%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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