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Levothyroxine Report: experiencing severe muscular pain

Levothyroxine Report: experiencing severe muscular pain

A following Levothyroxine side effect report was submitted by a user.

Female patient reported the following Levothyroxine side effects :
I was experiencing severe muscular pain, abdominal cramping, rash, hives, shortness of breath, and acute exhaustion. The pain through-out my body was shocking and I could not walk across the room.

Medication Dosage: 50 mcg
Medication Frequency: once per day
Patient Age: 52
Patient Weight: 155
Other medications: None
Diagnosis: Hypothyroidism
Pre-existing conditions:
Hospitalized? No
Life-threatening? No
Disabled? No
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? No
Died? No

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