Euthyrox and Haemorrhoids - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Haemorrhoids is found among people who take Euthyrox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Euthyrox and have Haemorrhoids. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,314 people who have side effects when taking Euthyrox from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Jan, 24, 2023

6,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Euthyrox.
Among them, 47 people (0.74%) have Haemorrhoids.

What is Euthyrox?

Euthyrox has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. eHealthMe is studying from 6,401 Euthyrox users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Haemorrhoids?

Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus) is found to be associated with 2,121 drugs and 1,331 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Euthyrox and Haemorrhoids reports submitted per year:

Could Euthyrox cause Haemorrhoids?

Time on Euthyrox when people have Haemorrhoids *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Haemorrhoids when taking Euthyrox *:

  • female: 93.62 %
  • male: 6.38 %

Age of people who have Haemorrhoids when taking Euthyrox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 5.88 %
  • 50-59: 2.94 %
  • 60+: 91.18 %

Common drugs people take besides Euthyrox *:

  1. Pantoprazole: 33 people, 70.21%
  2. Diovan: 29 people, 61.70%
  3. Amlodipine: 18 people, 38.30%
  4. Clexane: 8 people, 17.02%
  5. Paracetamol: 8 people, 17.02%
  6. Eylea: 7 people, 14.89%
  7. Ibuprofen: 7 people, 14.89%
  8. Movicol: 7 people, 14.89%
  9. Hydrochlorothiazide: 6 people, 12.77%
  10. Furosemide: 6 people, 12.77%

Common side effects people have besides Haemorrhoids *:

  1. Diarrhea: 38 people, 80.85%
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 37 people, 78.72%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 37 people, 78.72%
  4. General Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status): 36 people, 76.60%
  5. Weakness: 35 people, 74.47%
  6. Dizziness: 35 people, 74.47%
  7. Weight Increased: 34 people, 72.34%
  8. Visual Impairment: 34 people, 72.34%
  9. Abdominal Pain: 33 people, 70.21%
  10. Rashes (redness): 33 people, 70.21%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 8 people, 17.02%
  2. Breast Cancer: 4 people, 8.51%
  3. Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow)): 2 people, 4.26%
  4. Rashes (redness): 2 people, 4.26%
  5. Bone Lesion (bone with abnormalities. bone lesions can result from growth formations, infections, or injuries): 2 people, 4.26%
  6. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 4.26%
  7. 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): 1 person, 2.13%
  8. Depression: 1 person, 2.13%
  9. Dermatosis (a disease of the skin, esp. one that does not cause inflammation): 1 person, 2.13%
  10. Enlarged Prostate: 1 person, 2.13%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Euthyrox and have Haemorrhoids?

Check whether Haemorrhoids is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on levothyroxine sodium (the active ingredients of Euthyrox) and Euthyrox (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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