Review: could Malic Acid cause Headache?


Summary

Headache is reported only by a few people who take Malic Acid. We study 55 people who have side effects while taking Malic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Malic Acid

Malic acid has active ingredients of alpha hydroxy acids. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Malic acid 71 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, fatigue (latest reports from 294,180 Headache patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

55 people reported to have side effects when taking Malic Acid.
Among them, 5 people (9.09%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Malic acid cause Headache?

Time on Malic Acid when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Malic Acid *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Malic Acid *:

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

Severity if Headache when taking Malic Acid **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Weight Loss (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Headaches (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Fibromyalgia Syndrome (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Dyspnoea (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin E (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Vitamin C (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Melatonin (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Fish Oil (2 people, 40.00%)
  • B Complex Vitamin (2 people, 40.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Nausea (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Fatigue (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Dizziness (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Constipation (1 person, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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