Who have Headaches with Symbicort?


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 . We study 37,502 people who have side effects while taking Symbicort from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,604 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Symbicort

Symbicort has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Symbicort 40,239 users)

Headaches

Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headaches patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

37,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Symbicort.
Among them, 1,604 people (4.28%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Symbicort cause Headaches?

Time on Symbicort when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 49.02 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.49 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.86 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.98 %

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Symbicort *:

  • female: 71.5 %
  • male: 28.5 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Symbicort *:

  • 0-1: 0.15 %
  • 2-9: 0.53 %
  • 10-19: 3.19 %
  • 20-29: 3.64 %
  • 30-39: 6.15 %
  • 40-49: 17.46 %
  • 50-59: 25.66 %
  • 60+: 43.13 %

Severity of Headaches **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 35.71 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Headaches **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (304 people, 18.95%)
  • Spiriva (252 people, 15.71%)
  • Xolair (249 people, 15.52%)
  • Ventolin (164 people, 10.22%)
  • Nexium (137 people, 8.54%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Symbicort, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (139 people, 8.67%)
  • Pain (100 people, 6.23%)
  • Depression (90 people, 5.61%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (86 people, 5.36%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (85 people, 5.30%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Breathing Difficulty (440 people, 27.43%)
  • Nausea (360 people, 22.44%)
  • Dizziness (316 people, 19.70%)
  • Fatigue (310 people, 19.33%)
  • Chest Pain (247 people, 15.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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