Acetaminophen and Vertigo - from FDA reports

Vertigo is found among people who take Acetaminophen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Vertigo with Acetaminophen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,615 people who have side effects when taking Acetaminophen from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 21, 2018

74,615 people reported to have side effects when taking Acetaminophen.
Among them, 2,292 people (3.07%) have Vertigo

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Acetaminophen cause Vertigo?

Time on Acetaminophen when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 75.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.8300000000000001 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.65 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.8300000000000001 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • female: 64.59 %
  • male: 35.41 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Acetaminophen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.35000000000000003 %
  • 10-19: 3.48 %
  • 20-29: 6.1 %
  • 30-39: 7.61 %
  • 40-49: 14.42 %
  • 50-59: 19.92 %
  • 60+: 48.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure: 188 people, 8.20%
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 125 people, 5.45%
  • Depression: 110 people, 4.80%
  • Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 92 people, 4.01%
  • Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 90 people, 3.93%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin: 395 people, 17.23%
  • Omeprazole: 244 people, 10.65%
  • Ibuprofen: 241 people, 10.51%
  • Furosemide: 217 people, 9.47%
  • Simvastatin: 205 people, 8.94%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 728 people, 31.76%
  • Weakness: 595 people, 25.96%
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 530 people, 23.12%
  • Breathing Difficulty: 524 people, 22.86%
  • Nausea And Vomiting: 447 people, 19.50%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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