Could Atacand cause Headaches - from FDA reports


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 Norvasc, and have High blood pressure . We study 16,534 people who have side effects while taking Atacand from FDA. Among them, 610 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 Atacand 17,250 users)

Headaches

Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headaches patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

16,534 people reported to have side effects when taking Atacand.
Among them, 610 people (3.69%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atacand cause Headaches?

Time on Atacand when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 20.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 47.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.76 %
  • 10+ years: 4.41 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Atacand *:

  • female: 72.95 %
  • male: 27.05 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Atacand *:

  • 0-1: 0.39 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.39 %
  • 20-29: 1.16 %
  • 30-39: 3.29 %
  • 40-49: 6.38 %
  • 50-59: 32.69 %
  • 60+: 55.51 %

Severity of Headaches **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Norvasc (76 people, 12.46%)
  • Xanax (67 people, 10.98%)
  • Lasix (55 people, 9.02%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (55 people, 9.02%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (53 people, 8.69%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (60 people, 9.84%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (40 people, 6.56%)
  • Convulsion (32 people, 5.25%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • High Blood Pressure (188 people, 30.82%)
  • Dizziness (185 people, 30.33%)
  • Nausea (123 people, 20.16%)
  • Fatigue (104 people, 17.05%)
  • Weakness (103 people, 16.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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