Could Carafate cause Vertigo - from FDA reports
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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 6,624 people who have side effects while taking Carafate from FDA. Among them, 392 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.
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Carafate has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer. (latest outcomes from Carafate 6,924 users)
Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,782 Vertigo patients).
On Dec, 24, 2016
6,624 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate.
Among them, 392 people (5.92%) have Vertigo
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Carafate when people have Vertigo *:
- < 1 month: 60 %
- 1 - 6 months: 40 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 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: 65.45 %
- male: 34.55 %
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Carafate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.6 %
- 20-29: 2.24 %
- 30-39: 6.39 %
- 40-49: 8.31 %
- 50-59: 32.27 %
- 60+: 49.2 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (47 people, 11.99%)
- Osteoporosis (42 people, 10.71%)
- Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 8.67%)
- Pain (28 people, 7.14%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (22 people, 5.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (76 people, 19.39%)
- Protonix (69 people, 17.60%)
- Aspirin (68 people, 17.35%)
- Ativan (57 people, 14.54%)
- Lisinopril (56 people, 14.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (147 people, 37.50%)
- Pain (123 people, 31.38%)
- Breathing Difficulty (116 people, 29.59%)
- Weakness (115 people, 29.34%)
- Fatigue (114 people, 29.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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