Levothroid and Postoperative ileus - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Postoperative ileus is reported only by a few people who take Levothroid.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Levothroid and have Postoperative ileus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,028 people who have side effects while taking Levothroid from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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 Sep, 20, 2023

8,028 people reported to have side effects when taking Levothroid.
Among them, 3 people (0.04%) have Postoperative ileus.

What is Levothroid?

Levothroid has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism. eHealthMe is studying from 8,903 Levothroid users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Postoperative ileus?

Postoperative ileus is found to be associated with 574 drugs and 262 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Levothroid and Postoperative ileus reports submitted per year:

Could Levothroid cause Postoperative ileus?

Gender of people who have Postoperative ileus when taking Levothroid *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Postoperative ileus when taking Levothroid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Levothroid *:

  1. Vitamin A: 2 people, 66.67%
  2. Vesicare: 2 people, 66.67%
  3. Ampyra: 2 people, 66.67%
  4. Calcium Citrate: 2 people, 66.67%
  5. Celexa: 2 people, 66.67%
  6. Lomotil: 2 people, 66.67%
  7. Metadate Er: 2 people, 66.67%
  8. Neurontin: 2 people, 66.67%
  9. Pamelor: 2 people, 66.67%
  10. Reclast: 2 people, 66.67%

Common side effects people have besides Postoperative ileus *:

  1. Urinary Tract Infection: 2 people, 66.67%
  2. Musculoskeletal Disorder (disease of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves): 2 people, 66.67%
  3. Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (reoccurrence of a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 66.67%
  4. Appendicitis Perforated (perforated appendicitis is a condition in which an inflamed appendix bursts): 2 people, 66.67%
  5. Hepatic Neoplasm Malignant (liver cancer): 1 person, 33.33%
  6. Disease Progression: 1 person, 33.33%
  7. Cholecystitis Infective (infection of gallbladder capable to infect other organs): 1 person, 33.33%
  8. Cardiopulmonary Failure (cessation of normal circulation of the blood due to failure of the heart to contract): 1 person, 33.33%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 66.67%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 1 person, 33.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Levothroid and have Postoperative ileus?

Check whether Postoperative ileus 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 Levothroid) and Levothroid (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?

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