Review: could Carafate cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Carafate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prilosec, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 4,359 people who have side effects while taking Carafate from FDA and social media. Among them, 238 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Carafate has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer. (latest outcomes from 4,523 Carafate users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 4,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 296 people (6.79%) have Headache.
Time on Carafate 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 Carafate * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Carafate * :
Severity of Headache when taking Carafate ** :
|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 * :
- Osteoporosis (27 people, 9.12%)
- Multiple myeloma (23 people, 7.77%)
- Pain (22 people, 7.43%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (18 people, 6.08%)
- Metastases to bone (12 people, 4.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (89 people, 30.07%)
- Lasix (65 people, 21.96%)
- Aspirin (63 people, 21.28%)
- Ativan (62 people, 20.95%)
- Levaquin (58 people, 19.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 46-year old woman with Trigeminal Neuralgia. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin D, Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol, Myrbetriq, Carafate, Protonix, Tizanidine Hydrochloride, Lyrica, Rifampin, Cefuroxime, Xanax for a 39-year old woman with Low Vitamin D, Ovarian Cyst, Bladder, Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric, Muscle Relaxer, Neuropathy, Lyme Disease - Chronic Persistent, Anxiety.
- A study of side effects of Inderal for a 39-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Frequent Headaches (pain in head), Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)
Recent Carafate related drug comparison:
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