Review: could Valproic acid cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Valproic acid, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tegretol, and have Epilepsy.
We study 9,152 people who have side effects while taking Valproic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 146 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Valproic acid has active ingredients of valproic acid. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 9,306 Valproic acid users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,378 Headache patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 9,152 people reported to have side effects when taking Valproic acid. Among them, 146 people (1.60%) have Headache.
Time on Valproic acid when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Valproic acid * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Valproic acid * :
Severity of Headache when taking Valproic acid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (30 people, 20.55%)
- Schizophrenia (13 people, 8.90%)
- Depression (10 people, 6.85%)
- Bipolar disorder (9 people, 6.16%)
- Oesophageal carcinoma (8 people, 5.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tegretol (16 people, 10.96%)
- Lamotrigine (15 people, 10.27%)
- Seroquel (14 people, 9.59%)
- Carbamazepine (13 people, 8.90%)
- Phenytoin (13 people, 8.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Levothyroxine Sodium for a 28-year old woman with Hypothyroidism. The patient has Change In Appetite, Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood), Change In Mentrual Cycle, Headache (pain in head), Fatigue (feeling of tiredness), Anxiety
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Citalopram Hydrobromide, Premarin for a 60-year old woman with Hypothyroidism, Anxiety And Stress, Hormone Replacement. The patient has Carpul Tunnel Pain, Frequent Headaches, Abdominal Bloating, Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Topamax, Depakene, Lantus for a 27-year old man with Seizures, Seizure - Grand Mal, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
- A study of side effects of Omeprazole for a 26-year old man with GERD. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of drug interactions between Depo-provera, Vitex for a 23-year old woman with PCOS. The patient has Discharge From The Vagina, Mood Swings, Backache, Stools Watery, Headache
Recent Valproic acid related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Depakene, Topamax for a 5-year old boy who has Seizures
- Comparions of Quetiapine Fumarate, Valproic Acid for a 28-year old man who has Hypomania
- Comparions of Tegretol-xr, Depakene for a 24-year old man who has Epilepsy
- Comparions of Flurazepam Hydrochloride, Lorazepam, Valproic Acid, Methamphetamine Hydrochloride, Olanzapine for a 27-year old man who has Borderline Personality Disorder
- Comparions of Insulin, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Emsam, Oxycontin, Valproic Acid for a 58-year old man who has Neuropathy Peripheral
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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