Propofol and Headache - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Propofol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,653 people who have side effects when taking Propofol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

16,653 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol.
Among them, 202 people (1.21%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Propofol cause Headache?

Time on Propofol when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Propofol *:

  • female: 60.82 %
  • male: 39.18 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Propofol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.57 %
  • 10-19: 6.86 %
  • 20-29: 17.71 %
  • 30-39: 6.86 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 19.43 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • General Anaesthesia (29 people, 14.36%)
  • Anaesthesia (19 people, 9.41%)
  • Sedation (15 people, 7.43%)
  • Preventive Health Care (13 people, 6.44%)
  • Depression (11 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fentanyl (55 people, 27.23%)
  • Ondansetron (43 people, 21.29%)
  • Lidocaine (36 people, 17.82%)
  • Metoclopramide (24 people, 11.88%)
  • Cefazolin (24 people, 11.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (75 people, 37.13%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (58 people, 28.71%)
  • Fever (53 people, 26.24%)
  • Weakness (40 people, 19.80%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (40 people, 19.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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