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Review: could Atacand cause Headaches (Headache)?

Summary: Headaches is found among people who take Atacand, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Atacand hct, and have High blood pressure.

We study 14,898 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.

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Atacand

Atacand has active ingredients of candesartan cilexetil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 15,226 Atacand users)

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,758 Headaches patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 14,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Atacand. Among them, 509 people (3.42%) have Headaches.

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. Heart rate abnormal (25 people, 4.91%)
  5. Osteoporosis (22 people, 4.32%)

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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