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 diet . We study 16,622 people who have side effects while taking Alli from FDA and social media. Among them, 983 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 weight loss. (latest outcomes from Alli 16,975 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 162,183 Headache patients).

On Jul, 26, 2016

16,622 people reported to have side effects when taking Alli.
Among them, 983 people (5.91%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alli cause Headache?

Time on Alli when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 83.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Alli *:

  • female: 96.2 %
  • male: 3.8 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Alli *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.15 %
  • 20-29: 15.43 %
  • 30-39: 21.48 %
  • 40-49: 31.25 %
  • 50-59: 15.82 %
  • 60+: 13.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Weight Loss Diet (136 people)
  • Weight Control (9 people)
  • Weight Decreased (6 people)
  • Pain (5 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Unspecified Medication (33 people)
  • Wellbutrin (11 people)
  • Protonix (11 people)
  • Cough Syrup With Codeine (11 people)
  • Birth Control Pill (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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