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 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin, and have Diabetes . We study 18,635 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA. Among them, 540 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 19,166 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,080 Headache patients).

On Dec, 23, 2016

18,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 540 people (2.9%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glimepiride cause Headache?

Time on Glimepiride when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.57 %
  • 10+ years: 3.57 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Glimepiride *:

  • female: 64.14 %
  • male: 35.86 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Glimepiride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.23 %
  • 20-29: 0.46 %
  • 30-39: 4.78 %
  • 40-49: 9.34 %
  • 50-59: 27.56 %
  • 60+: 57.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (154 people, 28.52%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (131 people, 24.26%)
  • High Blood Pressure (83 people, 15.37%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (64 people, 11.85%)
  • Depression (34 people, 6.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (119 people, 22.04%)
  • Januvia (52 people, 9.63%)
  • Byetta (50 people, 9.26%)
  • Aspirin (47 people, 8.70%)
  • Lantus (42 people, 7.78%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (144 people, 26.67%)
  • Dizziness (110 people, 20.37%)
  • Fatigue (83 people, 15.37%)
  • Diarrhea (83 people, 15.37%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (68 people, 12.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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