Review: could Metformin cause Headache - migraine with aura?
We study 97,239 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 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 (latest outcomes from 100,740 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
Headache - migraine with aura
Headache - migraine with aura (silent migraine) (latest reports from 6,286 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, migraine.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 97,217 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 11 people (0.01%) have Headache - Migraine With Aura. They amount to 0.18% of all the 6,276 people who have Headache - Migraine With Aura on eHealthMe.
Time on Metformin when people have Headache - migraine with aura * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Headache - migraine with aura||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Headache - migraine with aura when taking Metformin * :
|Headache - migraine with aura||36.36%||63.64% |
Age of people who have Headache - migraine with aura when taking Metformin * :
|Headache - migraine with aura||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||20.00%||10.00%||60.00% |
Severity of Headache - migraine with aura when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Headache - migraine with aura||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Headache - migraine with aura ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Headache - migraine with aura||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 18.18%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 18.18%)
- Blood glucose increased (1 people, 9.09%)
- Narcolepsy (1 people, 9.09%)
- Somnolence (1 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (7 people, 63.64%)
- Simvastatin (4 people, 36.36%)
- Atenolol (4 people, 36.36%)
- Ramipril (3 people, 27.27%)
- Xyrem (2 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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