Clopidogrel and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Clopidogrel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 24,000 people who have side effects while taking Clopidogrel from FDA. Among them, 618 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Clopidogrel

Clopidogrel has active ingredients of clopidogrel. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Clopidogrel 24,510 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,239 Headache patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

24,000 people reported to have side effects when taking Clopidogrel.
Among them, 618 people (2.57%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clopidogrel cause Headache?

Time on Clopidogrel when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 32.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.12 %
  • 10+ years: 1.56 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • female: 47.75 %
  • male: 52.25 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.6 %
  • 20-29: 0.8 %
  • 30-39: 1.4 %
  • 40-49: 5.6 %
  • 50-59: 20.4 %
  • 60+: 71.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (90 people, 14.56%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (85 people, 13.75%)
  • Chest Pain (33 people, 5.34%)
  • Depression (29 people, 4.69%)
  • Stroke (28 people, 4.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (87 people, 14.08%)
  • Simvastatin (63 people, 10.19%)
  • Pantoprazole (54 people, 8.74%)
  • Omeprazole (49 people, 7.93%)
  • Amlodipine (48 people, 7.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (135 people, 21.84%)
  • Dizziness (134 people, 21.68%)
  • Fatigue (88 people, 14.24%)
  • Weakness (80 people, 12.94%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (72 people, 11.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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