Review: could Indomethacin cause Migraine?
Summary: Migraine is found among people who take Indomethacin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Migraine.
We study 6,018 people who have side effects while taking Indomethacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.
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Indomethacin has active ingredients of indomethacin. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from 6,366 Indomethacin users)
Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 51,717 Migraine patients)
On Mar, 6, 2015: 6,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Indomethacin. Among them, 53 people (0.88%) have Migraine.
Time on Indomethacin when people have Migraine * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Indomethacin * :
Age of people who have Migraine when taking Indomethacin * :
Severity of Migraine when taking Indomethacin ** :
How people recovered from Migraine ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (11 people, 20.75%)
- Fibromyalgia (7 people, 13.21%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 11.32%)
- Hypercalcaemia (6 people, 11.32%)
- Anaemia (6 people, 11.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (16 people, 30.19%)
- Lyrica (16 people, 30.19%)
- Cephalexin (14 people, 26.42%)
- Neurontin (12 people, 22.64%)
- Lisinopril (11 people, 20.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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