Carafate and Headache - from FDA reports


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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Carafate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,236 people who have side effects when taking Carafate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 03, 2017

7,236 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate.
Among them, 394 people (5.44%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carafate cause Headache?

Time on Carafate when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 71.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 14.29 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Carafate *:

  • female: 73.08 %
  • male: 26.92 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Carafate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.11 %
  • 20-29: 3.32 %
  • 30-39: 6.65 %
  • 40-49: 16.01 %
  • 50-59: 32.33 %
  • 60+: 39.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (40 people, 10.15%)
  • Pain (35 people, 8.88%)
  • Osteoporosis (31 people, 7.87%)
  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 6.35%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (23 people, 5.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (79 people, 20.05%)
  • Protonix (77 people, 19.54%)
  • Synthroid (75 people, 19.04%)
  • Nexium (72 people, 18.27%)
  • Lasix (67 people, 17.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (146 people, 37.06%)
  • Fatigue (121 people, 30.71%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (114 people, 28.93%)
  • Pain (108 people, 27.41%)
  • Dizziness (104 people, 26.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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