Review: could Janumet cause Headaches?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,691 people who take Janumet. Among them, 86 have Headaches. See who they are, when they have Headaches and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Janumet (latest outcomes from 2,913 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Janumet include pancreatitis, nausea, blood glucose increased, diarrhea, dizziness.
Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,174,021 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 2,691 people reported to have side effects when taking Janumet. Among them, 86 people (3.20%) have Headaches. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,167,634 people who have Headaches.
Time on Janumet when people have Headaches * :
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Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Janumet * :
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Janumet * :
Severity of Headaches when taking Janumet ** :
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How people recovered from Headaches ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (30 people, 34.88%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (25 people, 29.07%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 18.60%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (11 people, 12.79%)
- Atrial fibrillation (6 people, 6.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Glyburide (15 people, 17.44%)
- Nexium (13 people, 15.12%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 13.95%)
- Metformin (12 people, 13.95%)
- Ramipril (11 people, 12.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Strokes symptoms came and went in a week's time, but never were treated or really diagnosed with anything but pacymeningitis a year ago. Still insomnia, headaches, shoulder and neck pain persist. Wondering if sleep medicine and other medicine intereactions from diabetes. could be a cause. Still looking for treatment
beccadoggie on Nov, 28, 2012:
Are your sleep problems caused by your mattress? Many mattresses since 2000 are made with synthetic chemicals. Example: Memory foam comes from polyurethane which is made from extremely toxic 2,4-Toluene diisocyanate. It was also stuffed in my upper level leather recliner and I coughed a dry hacking cough all night, every night.
A new mattress from organic materials, latex from trees, wool from sheep wrapped around some of the latex layers, and the whole encased in certified organic cotton is heavenly. You'll be sleeping on a cloud. Check out Organic Mattress Inc. or SavvyRest.
I rarely use sleeping aids, but if I do, I use Valerian root according to the label on the bottle (buy at health food stores). Instead, I make certain I eat enough calcium rich foods and always add vitamin D3 with my fattiest meals.
Kale, bok choy, collard greens, broccoli, figs, certified organic tofu (MoriNu), and organic yogurt like Stonyfield Farms can help your body get the calcium it needs for a restful sleep, not to mention to build bones.
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