Review: could Dilaudid cause Headache?
We study 9,779 people who have side effects while taking Dilaudid from FDA and social media. Among them, 663 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Dilaudid (latest outcomes from 10,258 users) has active ingredients of hydromorphone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,194,567 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Sep, 14, 2014: 9,779 people reported to have side effects when taking Dilaudid. Among them, 663 people (6.78%) have Headache.
Time on Dilaudid when people have Headache * :
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Gender of people who have Headache when taking Dilaudid * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Dilaudid * :
Severity of Headache when taking Dilaudid ** :
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How people recovered from Headache ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (169 people, 25.49%)
- Multiple myeloma (52 people, 7.84%)
- Back pain (42 people, 6.33%)
- Hypertension (41 people, 6.18%)
- Anxiety (39 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (173 people, 26.09%)
- Neurontin (163 people, 24.59%)
- Oxycontin (140 people, 21.12%)
- Zofran (139 people, 20.97%)
- Nexium (138 people, 20.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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G Conner on Jul, 31, 2012:
female, age 65, Texas
I am on both Xraelto and Flecainade. I have had a headache all month since I started Flecainade. Wonder if those will go away after a while, some are severe, or the drug needs changing. I had atrial fibrillation, no valve problems and shocked on 7/3.
Dawn on Dec, 30, 2012:
I'm 40 years old and I've been on this drug for two months now and the headaches havent gone away. I'm on this because I have an MTHFR mutation that causes blood clots in my legs. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that this, along with the welling and tired feeling go away.
Mark on Mar, 27, 2013:
I too am on Xarelto (20MG daily)for DVT/PE. Have some headaches as well. Usally after I take the dose at dinner meal. I did find some information about FDA trials of this drug. The drug company had subjects on 10 mg twicw daily during some of the reasearch. FDA did challenge as to why they went to a single dose of 20mg. I have thought perhaps changing to 10 mg twice daily.
Mark on Mar, 27, 2013:
Male, 58 yrs, currently on Xarelto for DVT /PE. Xarelto mfg. had trials done using 10 mg x 2 daily dose after the initial 15 mg x 2 daily.
FDA did challenge as to why dose was changed to a single dose after drug was made public. I get a headache after my 20 mg dose at dinnertime.
I wonder if the current dose of 20 mg daily might be too much for some people to tolerate.
I am contacting my Doc. to see if 10 mg X 2 daily would be an option.
christy rowan on May, 26, 2013:
I am on my 2nd month of xarelto. I was on couladon prior. I have anticardiolipin antibody syndrome... I am suffering from terriblr headaches, and sometimes lightheadedness. Trying to determine if it is from xarelto, or somedmething else. Any thoughts are appreciated.
msemm22 on Sep, 23, 2013:
I am having the exact same issues. I have anticardiolipid antibody and was previously on Coumadin, now I have been on Xarelto for approx. 3 months. It's great not having to monitor but the headaches and lightheadedness don't out way the positives. My PCP is convinced it is the Xarelto but my Hematologist thinks differently. You aren't alone. Any feedback from anyone would be much appreciated!!
Leah F. on Aug, 26, 2014:
I am a 47-year-old female on Xarelto for multiple episodes of DVT/PE. I have Factor V Leiden deficiency so I am prone to clotting. My doctor switched me from Coumadin to Xarelto. I take 20mg once a day at dinner time. Not needing to have routine blood work done has been great, but the headaches are life altering. Sometimes they are so severe I cannot stand or walk. I'm starting to worry the drug may be causing the headaches and may be having lasting effects. The headaches are daily at a moderate level and several times throughout each day reach a severe level. Is anyone else experiencing headaches this severe on a regular basis?
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