Clopidogrel and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Clopidogrel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Clopidogrel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,665 people who have side effects when taking Clopidogrel from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 23, 2017

28,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Clopidogrel.
Among them, 738 people (2.57%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clopidogrel cause Headache?

Time on Clopidogrel when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 45.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.94 %
  • 10+ years: 1.39 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • female: 49.21 %
  • male: 50.79 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.66 %
  • 20-29: 0.83 %
  • 30-39: 1.49 %
  • 40-49: 5.13 %
  • 50-59: 18.54 %
  • 60+: 73.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (109 people, 14.77%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (95 people, 12.87%)
  • Chest Pain (39 people, 5.28%)
  • Diabetes (37 people, 5.01%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (35 people, 4.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (87 people, 11.79%)
  • Pantoprazole (69 people, 9.35%)
  • Simvastatin (63 people, 8.54%)
  • Amlodipine (62 people, 8.40%)
  • Plavix (52 people, 7.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (159 people, 21.54%)
  • Nausea (158 people, 21.41%)
  • Fatigue (115 people, 15.58%)
  • Weakness (90 people, 12.20%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (86 people, 11.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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