Review: could Verapamil Hydrochloride cause Headache?


Headache is found among people who take Verapamil Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Anxiety . We study 2,452 people who have side effects while taking Verapamil hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Verapamil Hydrochloride

Verapamil hydrochloride has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Verapamil hydrochloride 2,873 users)


Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 191,732 Headache patients).

On Aug, 17, 2016

2,452 people reported to have side effects when taking Verapamil Hydrochloride.
Among them, 41 people (1.67%) have Headache

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Verapamil hydrochloride cause Headache?

Time on Verapamil Hydrochloride when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.18 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Verapamil Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 57.5 %
  • male: 42.5 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Verapamil Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 16.22 %
  • 30-39: 8.11 %
  • 40-49: 13.51 %
  • 50-59: 21.62 %
  • 60+: 40.54 %

Severity if Headache when taking Verapamil Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 44.44 %
  • severe: 55.56 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (9 people)
  • Hypertension (5 people)
  • Migraine Without Aura (3 people)
  • Migraine Prophylaxis (3 people)
  • Migraine (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lansoprazole (4 people)
  • Chantix (4 people)
  • Aspirin (4 people)
  • Trazodone Hydrochloride (3 people)
  • Alprazolam (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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