LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • infertility in women

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • decreased calcification or density of bone

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • high blood pressure
    • weight loss

    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • mood changes
    • pseudotumor cerebri, a condition with high fluid pressure in the brain
    • a heart attack
    • angina, a type of chest pain
    • complete stoppage of the heart
    • abnormal heart rhythm
    • heart failure
    • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
    • hives
    • seizures
    • a skin rash
    • trouble breathing
    • abnormal liver function tests
    • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
    • fast heartbeat

    If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

    • irregular periods
    • a problem with menstrual periods
    • hair loss
    • muscle spasm
    • muscle weakness
    • difficulty sleeping
    • fever
    • low energy
    • excessive sweating
    • muscle tremors
    • temporary redness of face and neck
    • increased hunger
    • headache
    • heart throbbing or pounding
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • stomach cramps
    • nervousness
    • irritability
    • anxious feelings
    • heat intolerance
    • increased pulse rate

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