Who have Headache with Alli?


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 Klonopin, and have Weight loss . We study 19,072 people who have side effects while taking Alli from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,040 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Alli has active ingredients of orlistat. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Alli 19,374 users)


Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headache patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

19,072 people reported to have side effects when taking Alli.
Among them, 1,040 people (5.45%) have Headache

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alli cause Headache?

Time on Alli when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 82.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.72 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Alli *:

  • female: 96.12 %
  • male: 3.88 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Alli *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.87 %
  • 20-29: 15.51 %
  • 30-39: 22.62 %
  • 40-49: 30.65 %
  • 50-59: 16.45 %
  • 60+: 12.9 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Wellbutrin (11 people, 1.06%)
  • Klonopin (11 people, 1.06%)
  • Seroquel (10 people, 0.96%)
  • Remeron (10 people, 0.96%)
  • Depakote (10 people, 0.96%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Alli, learn more )

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Malaise (199 people, 19.13%)
  • Nausea (197 people, 18.94%)
  • Gastrointestinal Disorder (193 people, 18.56%)
  • Weight Increased (186 people, 17.88%)
  • Drug Ineffective (164 people, 15.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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