Review: could Propofol cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Propofol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fentanyl, and have General anaesthesia. We study 10,982 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA and social media. Among them, 156 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Propofol has active ingredients of propofol. It is often used in colonoscopy abnormal. (latest outcomes from 11,046 Propofol users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,450 Headache patients)
On May, 16, 2015: 10,982 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol. Among them, 156 people (1.42%) have Headache.
Time on Propofol 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 Propofol * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Propofol * :
Severity of Headache when taking Propofol ** :
|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 * :
- General anaesthesia (22 people, 14.10%)
- Anaesthesia (11 people, 7.05%)
- Neoplasm malignant (10 people, 6.41%)
- Endoscopy (7 people, 4.49%)
- Prophylaxis (7 people, 4.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fentanyl (53 people, 33.97%)
- Lidocaine (45 people, 28.85%)
- Midazolam hcl (32 people, 20.51%)
- Ondansetron (28 people, 17.95%)
- Metoclopramide (23 people, 14.74%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Mary on Feb, 8, 2013:
2 years ago I was bit by a tic, had 5 eye surgeries, pulled a 100 pound trash can down a dirt road with potholes and my arm distorted behind me and my ex husband pulled a shotgun on me and I barely got out alive. One of these things started my conversion disorder or all of them. I have a trembling right arm and my thumb sticks straight out and twitches constantly. I have cervical stenosis and my neck hurts so bad and I also have issues with my spine in the c-5 region. My doctor could care less that my arm is trembling and ignores my complaints. I have had this trembling arm for 2 years. 3 neurologists said I had parkinsons but finally a 4th neurologist took over an hour with me and said I do not have parkinsons, I have conversion disorder with cervical stenosis and radicopathy. They are sending me to physical therapy as if that is going to cure anything.
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