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Review: could Glimepiride cause Headache?

Summary: Headache could be caused by Glimepiride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Metformin hcl, and have Diabetes mellitus.

We study 10,041 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA and social media. Among them, 257 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Glimepiride

Glimepiride (latest outcomes from 10,283 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes.

Headache

Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,194,398 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 10,084 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 271 people (2.69%) have Headache. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,201,668 people who have Headache on eHealthMe.

Trend of Headache in Glimepiride reports

Time on Glimepiride when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache28.00%40.00%0.00%16.00%8.00%4.00%4.00%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Glimepiride * :

FemaleMale
Headache61.95%38.05%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Glimepiride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%0.00%1.13%4.91%12.83%24.15%56.98%

Severity of Headache when taking Glimepiride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (59 people, 21.77%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (45 people, 16.61%)
  3. Hypertension (32 people, 11.81%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (19 people, 7.01%)
  5. Depression (19 people, 7.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (90 people, 33.21%)
  2. Aspirin (57 people, 21.03%)
  3. Byetta (45 people, 16.61%)
  4. Lisinopril (32 people, 11.81%)
  5. Simvastatin (28 people, 10.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • Headaches start in the AM when meds are taken and continues(off and on) for the remainder of the day/night until I go to sleep.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I tried Januvia for three months during which my blood sugar was out of control.
    As soon as I used Amary (1mg/day) along with Januvia, My blood sugar is perfect, fasting or after meal is between 6 to 7mmol (108-126).
    I was very happy, except for the continuous headache for three days since I started taking the Amaryl.

    Reply

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