Symbicort and Headaches - from FDA reports


Summary

Headaches is found among people who take Symbicort, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Singulair, and have Asthma. This review analyzes which people have Headaches with Symbicort. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,312 people who have side effects when taking Symbicort from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 08, 2017

43,312 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort.
Among them, 1,919 people (4.43%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Symbicort cause Headaches?

Time on Symbicort when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 56.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Symbicort *:

  • female: 71.38 %
  • male: 28.62 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Symbicort *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.51 %
  • 10-19: 3.19 %
  • 20-29: 3.58 %
  • 30-39: 6.51 %
  • 40-49: 17.24 %
  • 50-59: 25.29 %
  • 60+: 43.49 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (675 people, 35.17%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (292 people, 15.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (151 people, 7.87%)
  • Pain (113 people, 5.89%)
  • Depression (98 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (373 people, 19.44%)
  • Xolair (314 people, 16.36%)
  • Spiriva (301 people, 15.69%)
  • Ventolin (214 people, 11.15%)
  • Nexium (155 people, 8.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (520 people, 27.10%)
  • Nausea (431 people, 22.46%)
  • Fatigue (385 people, 20.06%)
  • Dizziness (375 people, 19.54%)
  • Malaise (304 people, 15.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Symbicort has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Symbicort 44,749 users)

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