Review: could Metformin cause Headache - Migraine With Aura?


Summary

Headache - migraine with aura is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vitamin B12, and have Gait disturbance . We study 84,420 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Headache - migraine with aura. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache - migraine with aura and more.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 174,670 users)

Headache - Migraine With Aura

Headache - migraine with aura (silent migraine) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, constipation, diarrhea, insomnia, numbness and tingling (latest reports from 2,694 Headache - migraine with aura patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

84,420 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 18 people (0.02%) have Headache - Migraine With Aura


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Headache - migraine with aura?

Time on Metformin when people have Headache - Migraine With Aura *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache - Migraine With Aura when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 61.11 %
  • male: 38.89 %

Age of people who have Headache - Migraine With Aura when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 35.71 %

Severity if Headache - Migraine With Aura when taking Metformin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Headache - Migraine With Aura **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vulvovaginal Dryness (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Hypersensitivity (2 people, 11.11%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Gait Disturbance (2 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin B12 (5 people, 27.78%)
  • Vitamin D3 (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Synthroid (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Oxycodone (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Gabapentin. (3 people, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vision Blurred (6 people, 33.33%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Malaise (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Headache (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Dehydration (3 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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