Review: could Atenolol cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 80,084 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,284 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 82,754 Atenolol users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,378 Headache patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 80,084 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 3,284 people (4.10%) have Headache.
Time on Atenolol when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Atenolol * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Atenolol * :
Severity of Headache when taking Atenolol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (592 people, 18.03%)
- Depression (189 people, 5.76%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (162 people, 4.93%)
- Pain (159 people, 4.84%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (133 people, 4.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (675 people, 20.55%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (370 people, 11.27%)
- Lipitor (369 people, 11.24%)
- Lisinopril (305 people, 9.29%)
- Lasix (241 people, 7.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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