Review: could Latanoprost cause Frequent Headaches?


Frequent headaches is found among people who take Latanoprost, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Glaucoma . We study 3,705 people who have side effects while taking Latanoprost from FDA and social media. Among them, 111 have Frequent headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent headaches and more.

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Latanoprost has active ingredients of latanoprost. It is often used in glaucoma. (latest outcomes from Latanoprost 3,942 users)

Frequent Headaches

Frequent headaches has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, chest pain, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 209,297 Frequent headaches patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

3,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Latanoprost.
Among them, 111 people (3.0%) have Frequent Headaches

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Latanoprost cause Frequent headaches?

Time on Latanoprost when people have Frequent Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 51.72 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.45 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Headaches when taking Latanoprost *:

  • female: 67.57 %
  • male: 32.43 %

Age of people who have Frequent Headaches when taking Latanoprost *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.41 %
  • 40-49: 6.02 %
  • 50-59: 15.66 %
  • 60+: 75.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Glaucoma (50 people)
  • Hypertension (10 people)
  • Prostatic Disorder (8 people)
  • Intraocular Pressure Increased (8 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (12 people)
  • Lisinopril (12 people)
  • Aspirin (12 people)
  • Metformin (11 people)
  • Xalatan (10 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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