Could Glimepiride cause Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Glimepiride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Metformin, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 12,540 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA. Among them, 349 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Glimepiride

Glimepiride has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Glimepiride 19,163 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,964 Headache patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

12,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 349 people (2.78%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glimepiride cause Headache?

Time on Glimepiride when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 39.13 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.35 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Glimepiride *:

  • female: 64.12 %
  • male: 35.88 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Glimepiride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.68 %
  • 30-39: 5.76 %
  • 40-49: 12.54 %
  • 50-59: 26.44 %
  • 60+: 54.58 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (48 people, 13.75%)
  • Aspirin (47 people, 13.47%)
  • Byetta (44 people, 12.61%)
  • Lisinopril (41 people, 11.75%)
  • Januvia (35 people, 10.03%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Type 2 Diabetes (87 people, 24.93%)
  • High Blood Pressure (49 people, 14.04%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (39 people, 11.17%)
  • Depression (24 people, 6.88%)
  • Asthma (18 people, 5.16%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (96 people, 27.51%)
  • Dizziness (68 people, 19.48%)
  • Fatigue (52 people, 14.90%)
  • Malaise (49 people, 14.04%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (47 people, 13.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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