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Review: could Symbicort cause Headaches (Headache)?

We study 20,827 people who have side effects while taking Symbicort from FDA and social media. Among them, 701 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Symbicort

Symbicort (latest outcomes from 21,422 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,191,904 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 20,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort. Among them, 701 people (3.37%) have Headaches.

Trend of Headaches in Symbicort reports

Time on Symbicort when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches65.22%13.04%10.14%2.90%8.70%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Symbicort * :

FemaleMale
Headaches73.08%26.92%

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Symbicort * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.28%0.84%2.23%2.23%6.27%20.61%22.84%44.71%

Severity of Headaches when taking Symbicort ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches16.67%33.33%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headaches0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (290 people, 41.37%)
  2. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (129 people, 18.40%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (57 people, 8.13%)
  4. Hypertension (52 people, 7.42%)
  5. Emphysema (30 people, 4.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (129 people, 18.40%)
  2. Singulair (115 people, 16.41%)
  3. Albuterol (105 people, 14.98%)
  4. Spiriva (104 people, 14.84%)
  5. Xolair (102 people, 14.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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