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Review: could Carafate cause Vertigo?

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.

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Carafate

Carafate (latest outcomes from 4,507 users) has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,294,224 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 4,343 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 278 people (6.40%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,294,916 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vertigo in Carafate reports

Time on Carafate when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Carafate * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo63.16%36.84%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Carafate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.00%1.65%2.88%5.76%7.00%34.98%47.74%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Carafate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (38 people, 13.67%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (25 people, 8.99%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (23 people, 8.27%)
  4. Arrhythmia (14 people, 5.04%)
  5. Pain (13 people, 4.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (74 people, 26.62%)
  2. Nexium (61 people, 21.94%)
  3. Lisinopril (53 people, 19.06%)
  4. Protonix (51 people, 18.35%)
  5. Ativan (47 people, 16.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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