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Review: could Carafate cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?
We study 4,345 people who have side effects while taking Carafate from FDA and social media. Among them, 278 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.
Carafate (latest outcomes from 4,508 users) has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer.
Vertigo (latest reports from 1,294,677 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 4,345 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 278 people (6.40%) have Vertigo.
Time on Carafate when people have Vertigo * :
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How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (38 people, 13.67%)
- Multiple myeloma (25 people, 8.99%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (23 people, 8.27%)
- Arrhythmia (14 people, 5.04%)
- Pain (13 people, 4.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (74 people, 26.62%)
- Nexium (61 people, 21.94%)
- Lisinopril (53 people, 19.06%)
- Protonix (51 people, 18.35%)
- Ativan (47 people, 16.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I want to know if all of the above taken daily is the cause of my dizziness which gives me no warning, but swoops in an last for a few minutes with a slight headache over the eyes afterward.
I have been to my internalist, cardiologist, 2 dizziness doctors, 2 neurologists, and no one has asked or checked on my medicines. None can tell me why I get dizzy. So I am taking it upon myself to try to find out. All vital signs have been checked and am given a clean bill of health.
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