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Review: could Atacand cause Headaches?

We study 14,887 people who have side effects while taking Atacand from FDA and social media. Among them, 653 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 14,887 people reported to have side effects when taking Atacand. Among them, 509 people (3.42%) have Headaches. They amount to 0.04% of all the 1,208,208 people who have Headaches on eHealthMe.

Trend of Headaches in Atacand reports

Time on Atacand when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches26.03%6.85%1.37%2.74%45.21%10.96%6.85%

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Atacand * :

FemaleMale
Headaches72.40%27.60%

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Atacand * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.58%0.00%0.00%0.39%2.92%6.23%30.93%58.95%

Severity of Headaches when taking Atacand ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headaches0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (245 people, 48.13%)
  2. Convulsion (45 people, 8.84%)
  3. Ingrowing nail (33 people, 6.48%)
  4. Blood pressure (25 people, 4.91%)
  5. Heart rate abnormal (25 people, 4.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Atacand hct (100 people, 19.65%)
  2. Aspirin (82 people, 16.11%)
  3. Xanax (76 people, 14.93%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (72 people, 14.15%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (69 people, 13.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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