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Review: could Indomethacin cause Migraine?

Summary: Migraine could be caused by Indomethacin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ambien, and have Migraine.

We study 6,000 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

Indomethacin (latest outcomes from 6,348 users) has active ingredients of indomethacin. It is often used in gout.

Migraine

Migraine (headache) (latest reports from 169,923 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.

On Apr, 5, 2014: 5,955 people reported to have side effects when taking Indomethacin. Among them, 53 people (0.89%) have Migraine. They amount to 0.03% of all the 169,308 people who have Migraine on eHealthMe.

Trend of Migraine in Indomethacin reports

Time on Indomethacin when people have Migraine * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Migraine85.71%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Indomethacin * :

FemaleMale
Migraine67.27%32.73%

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Indomethacin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine0.00%0.00%10.64%6.38%12.77%12.77%38.30%19.15%

Severity of Migraine when taking Indomethacin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Migraine ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (11 people, 20.75%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (7 people, 13.21%)
  3. Hypertension (6 people, 11.32%)
  4. Hypercalcaemia (6 people, 11.32%)
  5. Anaemia (6 people, 11.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (16 people, 30.19%)
  2. Lyrica (16 people, 30.19%)
  3. Cephalexin (14 people, 26.42%)
  4. Neurontin (12 people, 22.64%)
  5. Lisinopril (11 people, 20.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

    Reply

    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Patient gets a migraine, then appears to be confused, disoriented and thinks they are someone else, doesn't recognize anyone familiar to them; then has a seizure and doesn't remember anything besides the migraine

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have stopped using this drug as it has cause me a lot of problems as stated above and the Pharmaceutical drug company knew about my effects they just don't care or they would make better drugs with less side effects idiot scientist.

    Reply

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