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Review: could Viagra cause Headache?





Summary: Headache is found among people who take Viagra, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Erectile dysfunction.

We study 33,724 people who have side effects while taking Viagra from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,114 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Viagra

Viagra has active ingredients of sildenafil citrate. It is often used in erection problems. (latest outcomes from Viagra 35,066 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headache 199,069 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 33,722 people reported to have side effects when taking Viagra. Among them, 2,276 people (6.75%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Viagra reports

Time on Viagra when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache36.69%13.67%5.04%14.39%22.30%6.47%1.44%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Viagra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.06%0.25%0.61%1.41%4.54%19.93%29.37%43.84%

Severity of Headache when taking Viagra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache25.00%62.50%12.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache33.33%33.33%33.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Erectile dysfunction (556 people, 24.43%)
  2. Hypertension (67 people, 2.94%)
  3. Pain (58 people, 2.55%)
  4. Ill-defined disorder (54 people, 2.37%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (44 people, 1.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (282 people, 12.39%)
  2. Lipitor (174 people, 7.64%)
  3. Levitra (156 people, 6.85%)
  4. Lisinopril (96 people, 4.22%)
  5. Atenolol (88 people, 3.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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