Review: could Carafate cause Headache?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 4,324 people who take Carafate. Among them, 237 have Headache. See who they are, when they have Headache and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Carafate (latest outcomes from 4,496 users) has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease. Commonly reported side effects of Carafate include nausea, nausea aggravated, nausea and vomiting, chest pain, diarrhea.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,171,156 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 4,324 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 295 people (6.82%) have Headache. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,171,156 people who have Headache.
Time on Carafate when people have Headache * :
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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 ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (27 people, 9.15%)
- Multiple myeloma (23 people, 7.80%)
- Pain (21 people, 7.12%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (18 people, 6.10%)
- Metastases to bone (12 people, 4.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (88 people, 29.83%)
- Lasix (65 people, 22.03%)
- Aspirin (63 people, 21.36%)
- Ativan (62 people, 21.02%)
- Levaquin (58 people, 19.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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