Fast Five Quiz: Levothyroxine

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


October 07, 2021

The following adverse effects have been associated with levothyroxine:

  • Angina pectoris

  • Arthralgia

  • Congestive heart failure

  • Flushing

  • Increased pulse

  • Myocardial infarction

  • Palpitations

  • Arrhythmias

  • Cramps

  • Diarrhea

  • Nervousness

  • Anxiety

  • Choking sensation

  • Emotional lability

  • Headache

  • Heat intolerance

  • Insomnia

  • Myasthenia

  • Pseudomotor cerebri

  • Alopecia

  • Weight loss

  • Infertility

  • Dyspnea

  • Fever

  • Tachycardia

  • Tremor

  • Decreased bone mineral density

Review adverse effects associated with levothyroxine use.


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