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Review: could Decadron cause Migraine?

Summary: Migraine could be caused by Decadron, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 24,689 people who have side effects while taking Decadron from FDA and social media. Among them, 99 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.

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Decadron

Decadron (latest outcomes from 24,810 users) has active ingredients of dexamethasone. It is often used in swelling.

Migraine

Migraine (headache) (latest reports from 170,109 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 24,686 people reported to have side effects when taking Decadron. Among them, 99 people (0.40%) have Migraine. They amount to 0.06% of all the 171,140 people who have Migraine on eHealthMe.

Trend of Migraine in Decadron reports

Time on Decadron when people have Migraine * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Migraine71.43%28.57%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Decadron * :

FemaleMale
Migraine83.17%16.83%

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Decadron * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine0.00%0.00%0.00%4.17%9.38%25.00%29.17%32.29%

Severity of Migraine when taking Decadron ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Migraine ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (30 people, 30.30%)
  2. Depression (17 people, 17.17%)
  3. Nausea (14 people, 14.14%)
  4. Oral pain (12 people, 12.12%)
  5. Oedema (12 people, 12.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (68 people, 68.69%)
  2. Aredia (61 people, 61.62%)
  3. Compazine (38 people, 38.38%)
  4. Xanax (34 people, 34.34%)
  5. Flagyl (32 people, 32.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • I have stopped using this drug as it has cause me a lot of problems as stated above and the Pharmaceutical drug company knew about my effects they just don't care or they would make better drugs with less side effects idiot scientist.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • I have chiari (decompressed), Syringomyelia, Intracranial hypertension, Tethered cord (surgery), CranioCervical Instability, Ehlers Danlos with mixed connective tissue disorder, crohns, afib, superventricular tachycardia and mast cell activation disorder

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • It seems like the nights I take 1/2 to a whole ambien, I wake up in the morning with a Migraine. I don't take Ambien only 1 time a week.

    Reply

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