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 Erection problems . We study 46,159 people who have side effects while taking Viagra from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,862 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 47,555 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,922 Headache patients).

On Nov, 29, 2016

46,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Viagra.
Among them, 1,862 people (4.03%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Viagra cause Headache?

Time on Viagra when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 46.47 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.47 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.24 %
  • 10+ years: 0.59 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Viagra *:

  • female: 5.25 %
  • male: 94.75 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Viagra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.8 %
  • 20-29: 2.4 %
  • 30-39: 5.69 %
  • 40-49: 21.26 %
  • 50-59: 28.83 %
  • 60+: 40.93 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 22.22 %
  • moderate: 55.56 %
  • severe: 22.22 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 33.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (152 people, 8.16%)
  • Lipitor (148 people, 7.95%)
  • Levitra (143 people, 7.68%)
  • Lisinopril (98 people, 5.26%)
  • Cialis (87 people, 4.67%)

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

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Drug Ineffective (405 people, 21.75%)
  • Dizziness (257 people, 13.80%)
  • Fatigue (184 people, 9.88%)
  • Nausea (181 people, 9.72%)
  • Erection Problems (176 people, 9.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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