Could Fentanyl cause Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Fentanyl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Duragesic-100, and have Pain . We study 12,919 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA. Among them, 399 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl has active ingredients of fentanyl. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Fentanyl 13,512 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,112 Headache patients).

On Jan, 18, 2017

12,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl.
Among them, 399 people (3.09%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fentanyl cause Headache?

Time on Fentanyl when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Fentanyl *:

  • female: 73.4 %
  • male: 26.6 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Fentanyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.33 %
  • 10-19: 0.33 %
  • 20-29: 3.97 %
  • 30-39: 8.94 %
  • 40-49: 25.17 %
  • 50-59: 37.75 %
  • 60+: 23.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (147 people, 36.84%)
  • Back Pain (71 people, 17.79%)
  • Depression (41 people, 10.28%)
  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 9.52%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (36 people, 9.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Duragesic-100 (54 people, 13.53%)
  • Cymbalta (44 people, 11.03%)
  • Aspirin (41 people, 10.28%)
  • Xanax (38 people, 9.52%)
  • Dilaudid (34 people, 8.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (139 people, 34.84%)
  • Pain (100 people, 25.06%)
  • Dizziness (88 people, 22.06%)
  • Fatigue (81 people, 20.30%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (74 people, 18.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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