Review: could Probiotics cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Probiotics, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Multivitamin, and have Depression.
We study 126 people who have side effects while taking Probiotics from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Probiotics has active ingredients of saccharomyces boulardii. It is often used in irritable bowel syndrome. (latest outcomes from 226 Probiotics 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 Mar, 23, 2015: 126 people reported to have side effects when taking Probiotics. Among them, 7 people (5.56%) have Headache.
Time on Probiotics 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 Probiotics * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Probiotics * :
Severity of Headache when taking Probiotics ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (2 people, 28.57%)
- Total cholesterol (1 people, 14.29%)
- Gout (1 people, 14.29%)
- Erectile dysfunction (1 people, 14.29%)
- Thyroid function test abnormal (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Multivitamin (4 people, 57.14%)
- Vitamin d (2 people, 28.57%)
- Synthroid (2 people, 28.57%)
- Micardis (1 people, 14.29%)
- Cialis (1 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 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
- A study of side effects of Paracetamol for a 25-year old woman with Headache. The patient has Stomach Pain, Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth), Acne (skin problems that cause pimples), Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Levothyroxine Sodium for a 28-year old woman with Hypothyroidism. The patient has Change In Appetite, Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood), Change In Mentrual Cycle, Headache (pain in head), Fatigue (feeling of tiredness), Anxiety
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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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