Carafate and Vertigo - from FDA reports


Summary

Vertigo 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 Nexium, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Vertigo 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, 30, 2017

7,236 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate.
Among them, 419 people (5.79%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carafate cause Vertigo?

Time on Carafate when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 57.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Carafate *:

  • female: 65.94 %
  • male: 34.06 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Carafate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.81 %
  • 20-29: 2.11 %
  • 30-39: 6.34 %
  • 40-49: 8.16 %
  • 50-59: 31.42 %
  • 60+: 50.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (50 people, 11.93%)
  • Osteoporosis (42 people, 10.02%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 8.11%)
  • Pain (32 people, 7.64%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (22 people, 5.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (80 people, 19.09%)
  • Protonix (71 people, 16.95%)
  • Aspirin (68 people, 16.23%)
  • Ativan (59 people, 14.08%)
  • Prilosec (57 people, 13.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (153 people, 36.52%)
  • Pain (123 people, 29.36%)
  • Fatigue (119 people, 28.40%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (118 people, 28.16%)
  • Weakness (115 people, 27.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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