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Review: could Alli cause Headache?

Summary: Headache is found among people who take Alli, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Unspecified medication, and have Weight loss.

We study 15,868 people who have side effects while taking Alli from FDA and social media. Among them, 964 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Alli

Alli has active ingredients of orlistat. It is often used in obesity. (latest outcomes from 16,192 Alli users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,234 Headache patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 15,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Alli. Among them, 964 people (6.08%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Alli reports

Time on Alli when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache84.23%8.11%7.21%0.00%0.45%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Alli * :

FemaleMale
Headache96.10%3.90%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Alli * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%2.02%15.96%22.02%31.72%15.35%12.93%

Severity of Headache when taking Alli ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Headache ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Weight loss diet (136 people, 14.11%)
  2. Weight control (9 people, 0.93%)
  3. Weight decreased (6 people, 0.62%)
  4. Vitamin supplementation (4 people, 0.41%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (3 people, 0.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Unspecified medication (33 people, 3.42%)
  2. Multi-vitamin (12 people, 1.24%)
  3. Wellbutrin (11 people, 1.14%)
  4. Cough syrup with codeine (11 people, 1.14%)
  5. Bc (11 people, 1.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have a history of pituitary brain tumors (one as an infant, surgically removed and treated with chemo, and one at the age of 7 treated through radiation). I had another brain tumor (miningeoma behind the eye nerves) that has led to these latest bouts of headaches and my rethinking of my health. I have always struggled with weight and am on every hormone replacement due to the effect on my pituitary. I am currently on a mostly vegan diet, which I have generally enjoyed but am starting to reevaluate.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • any side effects if any other than reglar ones

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  • I feel like my brain hurts

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