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Review: could Metformin cause Headache - migraine with aura?

Summary: Headache - migraine with aura could be caused by Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Metformin hcl, and have Diabetes mellitus.

We study 97,056 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

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,539 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.

Headache - migraine with aura

Headache - migraine with aura (silent migraine) (latest reports from 5,932 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, birth control, depression, migraine, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 97,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 11 people (0.01%) have Headache - Migraine With Aura. They amount to 0.19% of all the 5,885 people who have Headache - Migraine With Aura on eHealthMe.

Trend of Headache - migraine with aura in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Headache - migraine with aura * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache - migraine with aura0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Headache - migraine with aura when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Headache - migraine with aura36.36%63.64%

Age of people who have Headache - migraine with aura when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache - migraine with aura0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%20.00%10.00%60.00%

Severity of Headache - migraine with aura when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache - migraine with aura0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache - migraine with aura ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache - migraine with aura0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 18.18%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Laxative supportive care (1 people, 9.09%)
  4. Blood glucose increased (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Narcolepsy (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (7 people, 63.64%)
  2. Simvastatin (4 people, 36.36%)
  3. Atenolol (4 people, 36.36%)
  4. Ramipril (3 people, 27.27%)
  5. Xyrem (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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