eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?


Related topic: Ashwagandha, Lightheadedness

Review: could Ashwagandha cause Lightheadedness?

Summary: Lightheadedness could be caused by Ashwagandha, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.

We study 20 people who have side effects while taking Ashwagandha from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness and more.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can personalize 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media to your gender and age.

More tools

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha (latest outcomes from 41 users) has active ingredients of ashwagandha.

Lightheadedness

Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint) (latest reports from 1,288,663 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 22 people reported to have side effects when taking Ashwagandha. Among them, 1 people (4.55%) has Lightheadedness. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,286,090 people who have Lightheadedness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lightheadedness in Ashwagandha reports

Time on Ashwagandha when people have Lightheadedness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lightheadedness0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Ashwagandha * :

FemaleMale
Lightheadedness100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Ashwagandha * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lightheadedness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Lightheadedness when taking Ashwagandha ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lightheadedness100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Lightheadedness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avonex (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Metformin (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Omega-3 fatty acid (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Calcium (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Multivitamin (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 hours ago):

  • Hard time functioning daily. very confused and have a hard time following directions. Very wobbly and off balance. Groggy.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 hours ago):

  • My dr increased my wellbutrin to 450 mg in January and I have been fine.
    Yesterday morning, I took Wellbutrin 450 mg, 10 mg of Lexapro and 2 aleve for back pain. I had taken these medications numerous times sometimes sporadically due to scheduling, but try to be consistent either in am or at night. This time I'm pretty sure I took the night before only wellbutrin and lexapro (around 10pm), Next morning took wellbutrin, lexapro and aleve at 8am
    I began feeling somewhat disoriented around 11am and forgeting things,became somewhat spacy, couldn't concentrate, couldn't formulate thoughts at times or words.. would forget mid sentence what I was even talking about. This continued mostly throughout the day, but got worse as the day went on. By 2pm my vision was blurring, dizziness worse and paranoia was terrible. by 3pm I was having my first full on panic attack- I would go in and out of it. Being scared to death or just couldn't calm down..I managed to drive home with the help of my brother talking me through and having me pull over for a few minutes. By 5pm it seemed to wear off.. Next day I still feel a little anxious mostly that it will happen again.. I have a bad headach as well today.

    Reply

  • From this study (22 hours ago):

  • Mitral Valve replacement surgery 3 years ago

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Ashwagandha, Lightheadedness

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Clindamycin - vertigo and nausea
    2 days in after starting on clendamycin for tooth infection I began having slight vertigo which steadily increased the next day. Nausea present with vomiting. I saw primary doc & I mentioned I was on this antibiotic which was told this could be the source of my problem and to stop taking medicine ...

  • My reaction to talking sumatriptan for the first time.
    after 10 minutes of taking the sumatriptan tablet i got all of the symptoms i stated and from those i developed a rare movement disorder called 'Dystonia' that has affected my right foot making me unable to walk and my right hand making me unable to write.

  • Can crestor cause vertigo?
    I started taking Crestor in May of 2011. I had my first big "episode" in June. Severe vertigo, loss of balance, slurred speech, fatigue, loss for words, tingling, numbness, pressure in back of head... Didn't have all at once, but went to hospital via ambulance twice. Was first given 1000 mg of kep ...

More reviews for: Ashwagandha, Lightheadedness

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related study

- Ashwagandha side effects

 

Related symptom

- Lightheadedness

 

 

Recent user comments

- "feurosimide calcium w D3 centrum silver coq10 vit ... " (1 hour ago)

- "swelling below earlobe into shoulder,under arm, down ... " (1 hour ago)

- "Have been titration on verapami since November now o ... " (3 hours ago)

- "Condom break, chlymdiy Igg +, testicular pain so done ... " (4 hours ago)

- "Hard time functioning daily. very confused and have a ... " (6 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Artemisia Dracunculus
- All Heal
- All E Zeaxanthin
- Alligator Pear
- Allii Cepae Bulbus

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.