Review: could Ashwagandha cause Lightheadedness?


Summary

Lightheadedness is reported only by a few people who take Ashwagandha. We study 65 people who have side effects while taking Ashwagandha from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Lightheadedness. Find out below who they are, when they have Lightheadedness and more.

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Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha has active ingredients of ashwagandha. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Ashwagandha 82 users)

Lightheadedness

Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 262,344 Lightheadedness patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

65 people reported to have side effects when taking Ashwagandha.
Among them, 3 people (4.62%) have Lightheadedness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ashwagandha cause Lightheadedness?

Time on Ashwagandha when people have Lightheadedness *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Ashwagandha *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Lightheadedness when taking Ashwagandha *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 66.67 %

Severity if Lightheadedness when taking Ashwagandha **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Disorder (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Routine Health Maintenance (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Nutritional Support (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Menopausal Symptoms (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Calcium (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Pristiq (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Metformin (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Biotin (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Atorvastatin (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Therapeutic Response Unexpected (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Syncope (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Rash (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Hypertrichosis (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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