Review: could Xarelto cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Xarelto, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter.
We study 4,625 people who have side effects while taking Xarelto from FDA and social media. Among them, 101 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Xarelto has active ingredients of rivaroxaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from 4,765 Xarelto users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 4,619 people reported to have side effects when taking Xarelto. Among them, 101 people (2.19%) have Headache.
Time on Xarelto 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 Xarelto * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Xarelto * :
Severity of Headache when taking Xarelto ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (64 people, 63.37%)
- Blood cholesterol (18 people, 17.82%)
- Anxiety (14 people, 13.86%)
- Cardiac disorder (13 people, 12.87%)
- Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (12 people, 11.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (22 people, 21.78%)
- Metoprolol tartrate (17 people, 16.83%)
- Aspirin (17 people, 16.83%)
- Lasix (15 people, 14.85%)
- Allopurinol (13 people, 12.87%)
* 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:
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- A study of side effects of Lamictal for a 34-year old woman with Mood Disorder. The patient has Lymph Nodes - Swollen, Headache
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin B12, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Metoprolol Succinate, Xarelto for a 68-year old woman with Semi-vegetarian, Atrial Fibrillation/flutter. The patient has Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Bentyl, Ibuprofen, Phenergan, Xanax, Paxil for a 37-year old woman with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Pain, Nausea, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Nose - Congested, Headache, Sensation Of Pressure In Ear
- A study of side effects of Meclizine for a 35-year old woman with Vertigo. The patient has Headache
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Lipitor for a 63-year old man with Hyperlipidemia, Arteriosclerosis. The patient has Mucosal Discolouration, Fatigue, Cough Aggravated, Neuropathic Pain, Neck Pain, Headache
Recent Xarelto related drug comparison:
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