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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Vertigo with Carafate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,624 people who have side effects when taking Carafate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 27, 2017

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:

Could Carafate cause Vertigo?

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.

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