Propofol and Headache - from FDA reports
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 15,813 people who have side effects while taking Propofol from FDA. Among them, 194 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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On Feb, 09, 2017
15,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Propofol.
Among them, 194 people (1.23%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 59.89 %
- male: 40.11 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Propofol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.6 %
- 10-19: 7.14 %
- 20-29: 17.86 %
- 30-39: 6.55 %
- 40-49: 19.64 %
- 50-59: 19.05 %
- 60+: 29.17 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- General Anaesthesia (28 people, 14.43%)
- Anaesthesia (19 people, 9.79%)
- Sedation (12 people, 6.19%)
- Preventive Health Care (12 people, 6.19%)
- Neoplasm Malignant (11 people, 5.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fentanyl (55 people, 28.35%)
- Ondansetron (42 people, 21.65%)
- Lidocaine (36 people, 18.56%)
- Metoclopramide (24 people, 12.37%)
- Cefazolin (24 people, 12.37%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (72 people, 37.11%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (54 people, 27.84%)
- Fever (52 people, 26.80%)
- Weakness (40 people, 20.62%)
- Breathing Difficulty (40 people, 20.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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