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Review: could Metformin cause Headache?
We study 97,314 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,282 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,833 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,191,904 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 97,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 3,417 people (3.51%) have Headache.
Time on Metformin when people have Headache * :
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Gender of people who have Headache when taking Metformin * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Metformin * :
Severity of Headache when taking Metformin ** :
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How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (636 people, 18.61%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (481 people, 14.08%)
- Hypertension (426 people, 12.47%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (325 people, 9.51%)
- Depression (231 people, 6.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (2,294 people, 67.13%)
- Byetta (691 people, 20.22%)
- Aspirin (572 people, 16.74%)
- Lisinopril (419 people, 12.26%)
- Simvastatin (404 people, 11.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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