Review: could Garlic cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Garlic, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vitamin e, and have Myelodysplastic syndrome.
We study 1,199 people who have side effects while taking Garlic from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Garlic has active ingredients of allium sativum. It is often used in blood pressure management. (latest outcomes from 1,273 Garlic users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 1,198 people reported to have side effects when taking Garlic. Among them, 98 people (8.18%) have Headache.
Time on Garlic when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Garlic * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Garlic * :
Severity of Headache when taking Garlic ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Myelodysplastic syndrome (8 people, 8.16%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (4 people, 4.08%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (3 people, 3.06%)
- Ill-defined disorder (3 people, 3.06%)
- Blood pressure increased (3 people, 3.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin e (35 people, 35.71%)
- Aspirin (27 people, 27.55%)
- Ascorbic acid (27 people, 27.55%)
- Multi-vitamin (16 people, 16.33%)
- Folic acid (14 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 46-year old woman with Trigeminal Neuralgia. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Inderal for a 39-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Frequent Headaches (pain in head), Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Nuvaring, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Lamictal for a 24-year old woman with Vitamin D, Birth Control, Functional Dyspepsia, Mood Disorder. The patient has Ear Pain, Pressure Sore, Early Morning Joint Stiffness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Lightheadedness, Fatigue, Pressure Sore, Spaced Out
Recent Garlic related drug comparison:
- Comparions of L-Lysine, Garlic, Vitamin C, Cholestyramine (Teva) - EQ 4GM RESIN/PACKET, Valtrex (Glaxosmithkline) - EQ 1GM BASE for a 32-year old man who has Oral Herpes
- Comparions of Cinnamon, Folic Acid, Fish Oil, Garlic, B-12 for a 50-year old man who has Anemia
- Comparions of Garlic, Lysine for a 37-year old man who has Splenectomy
- Comparions of Propranolol Hydrochloride, Garlic for a 22-year old man who has Anxiety
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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