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Review: could Malarone cause Dizziness?

We study 1,969 people who have side effects while taking Malarone from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Malarone

Malarone (latest outcomes from 2,223 users) has active ingredients of atovaquone; proguanil hydrochloride. It is often used in malaria.

Dizziness

Dizziness (latest reports from 1,294,542 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 1,969 people reported to have side effects when taking Malarone. Among them, 109 people (5.54%) have Dizziness. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,294,335 people who have Dizziness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dizziness in Malarone reports

Time on Malarone when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness83.82%14.71%0.00%1.47%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Malarone * :

FemaleMale
Dizziness63.03%36.97%

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Malarone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.00%2.06%6.19%23.71%18.56%17.53%24.74%7.22%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Malarone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Malaria prophylaxis (78 people, 71.56%)
  2. Malaria (13 people, 11.93%)
  3. Prophylaxis (7 people, 6.42%)
  4. Rhinitis allergic (2 people, 1.83%)
  5. Irritable bowel syndrome (1 people, 0.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clenil modulite (5 people, 4.59%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 3.67%)
  3. No concurrent medication (4 people, 3.67%)
  4. Xanax (4 people, 3.67%)
  5. Tevax (4 people, 3.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Nancy (4 years ago):

I have been dizzy since I took Malarone 5 years ago. I have balance issues, loss of vision, auditory and visual stimulation and learning problems.
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