Could Xarelto cause Headache - from FDA reports


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 Adempas, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter . We study 66,126 people who have side effects while taking Xarelto from FDA. Among them, 1,191 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Xarelto

Xarelto has active ingredients of rivaroxaban. It is often used in deep venous thrombosis. (latest outcomes from Xarelto 66,535 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headache patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

66,126 people reported to have side effects when taking Xarelto.
Among them, 1,191 people (1.8%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xarelto cause Headache?

Time on Xarelto when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 55.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.54 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.35 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Xarelto *:

  • female: 63.91 %
  • male: 36.09 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Xarelto *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.23 %
  • 20-29: 3.13 %
  • 30-39: 5.1 %
  • 40-49: 9.85 %
  • 50-59: 14.37 %
  • 60+: 67.32 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 4.76 %
  • moderate: 52.38 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 9.52 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Adempas (43 people, 3.61%)
  • Adcirca (42 people, 3.53%)
  • Synthroid (38 people, 3.19%)
  • Lasix (38 people, 3.19%)
  • Amlodipine (38 people, 3.19%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Stroke (280 people, 23.51%)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (116 people, 9.74%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (104 people, 8.73%)
  • High Blood Pressure (94 people, 7.89%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (70 people, 5.88%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (253 people, 21.24%)
  • Nausea (197 people, 16.54%)
  • Weakness (169 people, 14.19%)
  • Fatigue (166 people, 13.94%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (124 people, 10.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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