Review: could Acidophilus cause Migraine?


Migraine is found among people who take Acidophilus, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old also take medication Lexapro, and have Migraine . We study 2,092 people who have side effects while taking Acidophilus from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.

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Acidophilus has active ingredients of lactobacillus. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Acidophilus 3,113 users)


Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, migraine, birth control, depression, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 78,058 Migraine patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

2,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Acidophilus.
Among them, 28 people (1.34%) have Migraine

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acidophilus cause Migraine?

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Acidophilus *:

  • female: 96.43 %
  • male: 3.57 %

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Acidophilus *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.85 %
  • 20-29: 7.69 %
  • 30-39: 26.92 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 23.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Migraine (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Nausea (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Immunodeficiency Common Variable (3 people, 10.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Multivitamin (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Lexapro (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Vitamin B12 (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Prozac (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Klor-Con (4 people, 14.29%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (8 people, 28.57%)
  • Pyrexia (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Headache (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Abdominal Pain (5 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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