Allegra and Lightheadedness - from FDA reports


Summary

Lightheadedness is found among people who take Allegra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hypersensitivity. This review analyzes which people have Lightheadedness with Allegra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39,866 people who have side effects when taking Allegra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 02, 2017

39,866 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra.
Among them, 2,025 people (5.08%) have Lightheadedness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Allegra cause Lightheadedness?

Time on Allegra when people have Lightheadedness *:

  • < 1 month: 58.23 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.7 %
  • 10+ years: 1.27 %

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra *:

  • female: 73.72 %
  • male: 26.28 %

Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Allegra *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.62 %
  • 10-19: 2.85 %
  • 20-29: 4.15 %
  • 30-39: 8.85 %
  • 40-49: 16.9 %
  • 50-59: 21.18 %
  • 60+: 45.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypersensitivity (241 people, 11.90%)
  • High Blood Pressure (181 people, 8.94%)
  • Depression (149 people, 7.36%)
  • Osteoporosis (141 people, 6.96%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (117 people, 5.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (242 people, 11.95%)
  • Aspirin (223 people, 11.01%)
  • Nexium (213 people, 10.52%)
  • Vioxx (212 people, 10.47%)
  • Singulair (195 people, 9.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (552 people, 27.26%)
  • Fatigue (482 people, 23.80%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (451 people, 22.27%)
  • Headache (418 people, 20.64%)
  • High Blood Pressure (352 people, 17.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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