Review: could Fentanyl cause Headache?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 14,026 people who take Fentanyl. Among them, 255 have Headache. See who they are, when they have Headache and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,372 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain relief by acupuncture, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Fentanyl include hypotension, nausea and vomiting, nausea, nausea aggravated, hypotension aggravated.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,169,289 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 13,681 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 336 people (2.46%) have Headache.
Time on Fentanyl when people have Headache * :
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Gender of people who have Headache when taking Fentanyl * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Fentanyl * :
Severity of Headache when taking Fentanyl ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (62 people, 18.45%)
- Carcinoid tumour (30 people, 8.93%)
- Back pain (27 people, 8.04%)
- Depression (23 people, 6.85%)
- Anxiety (19 people, 5.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fentanyl citrate (202 people, 60.12%)
- Versed (46 people, 13.69%)
- Nitroglycerin (44 people, 13.10%)
- Prilosec (42 people, 12.50%)
- Aspirin (38 people, 11.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Mary on Feb, 8, 2013:
2 years ago I was bit by a tic, had 5 eye surgeries, pulled a 100 pound trash can down a dirt road with potholes and my arm distorted behind me and my ex husband pulled a shotgun on me and I barely got out alive. One of these things started my conversion disorder or all of them. I have a trembling right arm and my thumb sticks straight out and twitches constantly. I have cervical stenosis and my neck hurts so bad and I also have issues with my spine in the c-5 region. My doctor could care less that my arm is trembling and ignores my complaints. I have had this trembling arm for 2 years. 3 neurologists said I had parkinsons but finally a 4th neurologist took over an hour with me and said I do not have parkinsons, I have conversion disorder with cervical stenosis and radicopathy. They are sending me to physical therapy as if that is going to cure anything.
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Marcy on Oct, 24, 2012:
All this seems like nothing compared to what they have me on and its not several doctors it all comes from the same one. During the day I am on oxycodone, fentyl, klonapin and ativan. At night I am on trazadone, seraquil, temazapam and more klonapin. I never feel hight or out of sorts at all. Maybe my body digests it different. I seem to be the exception here.
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