Could Viagra cause Headache - from FDA reports


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 45,816 people who have side effects while taking Viagra from FDA. Among them, 1,856 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 47,560 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,080 Headache patients).

On Jan, 05, 2017

45,816 people reported to have side effects when taking Viagra.
Among them, 1,856 people (4.05%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Viagra cause Headache?

Time on Viagra when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 46.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.19 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.78 %
  • 10+ years: 0.6 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Viagra *:

  • female: 5.27 %
  • male: 94.73 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Viagra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.81 %
  • 20-29: 2.42 %
  • 30-39: 5.72 %
  • 40-49: 21.38 %
  • 50-59: 28.62 %
  • 60+: 40.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Erection Problems (777 people, 41.86%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (87 people, 4.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (84 people, 4.53%)
  • Pain (62 people, 3.34%)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension (51 people, 2.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (150 people, 8.08%)
  • Lipitor (148 people, 7.97%)
  • Levitra (143 people, 7.70%)
  • Lisinopril (97 people, 5.23%)
  • Cialis (87 people, 4.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (405 people, 21.82%)
  • Dizziness (257 people, 13.85%)
  • Fatigue (184 people, 9.91%)
  • Nausea (183 people, 9.86%)
  • Erection Problems (175 people, 9.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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