Could Atenolol cause Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Atenolol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 109,250 people who have side effects while taking Atenolol from FDA. Among them, 4,166 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 114,185 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,112 Headache patients).

On Dec, 25, 2016

109,250 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol.
Among them, 4,166 people (3.81%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atenolol cause Headache?

Time on Atenolol when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 26.6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.91 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.51 %
  • 10+ years: 4.26 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Atenolol *:

  • female: 68.62 %
  • male: 31.38 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Atenolol *:

  • 0-1: 0.12 %
  • 2-9: 0.74 %
  • 10-19: 0.5 %
  • 20-29: 1.01 %
  • 30-39: 4.72 %
  • 40-49: 10.77 %
  • 50-59: 24.67 %
  • 60+: 57.47 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (999 people, 23.98%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (393 people, 9.43%)
  • Depression (291 people, 6.99%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (259 people, 6.22%)
  • Pain (257 people, 6.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (485 people, 11.64%)
  • Lipitor (393 people, 9.43%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (363 people, 8.71%)
  • Lisinopril (346 people, 8.31%)
  • Synthroid (290 people, 6.96%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,027 people, 24.65%)
  • Dizziness (1,012 people, 24.29%)
  • Fatigue (819 people, 19.66%)
  • High Blood Pressure (767 people, 18.41%)
  • Pain (642 people, 15.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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