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Review: could Levemir cause Headache?

Summary: Headache is found among people who take Levemir, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes.

We study 7,389 people who have side effects while taking Levemir from FDA and social media. Among them, 136 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Levemir

Levemir has active ingredients of insulin detemir recombinant. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 7,490 Levemir users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,234 Headache patients)

On Jan, 6, 2015: 7,389 people reported to have side effects when taking Levemir. Among them, 136 people (1.84%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Levemir reports

Time on Levemir when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache70.00%20.00%5.00%0.00%5.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Levemir * :

FemaleMale
Headache70.80%29.20%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Levemir * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%1.68%4.20%3.36%19.33%26.89%44.54%

Severity of Headache when taking Levemir ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Headache ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (36 people, 26.47%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (19 people, 13.97%)
  3. Type 1 diabetes mellitus (16 people, 11.76%)
  4. Hypertension (15 people, 11.03%)
  5. Insulin-requiring type ii diabetes mellitus (12 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (26 people, 19.12%)
  2. Simvastatin (25 people, 18.38%)
  3. Novolog (24 people, 17.65%)
  4. Humalog (19 people, 13.97%)
  5. Lisinopril (18 people, 13.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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