Metformin and Headache - from FDA reports
Headache is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Byetta, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 199,020 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 21, 2017
199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 6,906 people (3.47%) have Headache
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Headache *:
- < 1 month: 38.69 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.15 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.05 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.52 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.55 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.01 %
- 10+ years: 4.02 %
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Metformin *:
- female: 65.88 %
- male: 34.12 %
Age of people who have Headache when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 0.11 %
- 10-19: 0.6 %
- 20-29: 1.63 %
- 30-39: 6.01 %
- 40-49: 14.25 %
- 50-59: 30.59 %
- 60+: 46.78 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (412 people, 5.97%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (341 people, 4.94%)
- Pain (330 people, 4.78%)
- Stress And Anxiety (213 people, 3.08%)
- Psoriasis (202 people, 2.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Byetta (727 people, 10.53%)
- Aspirin (549 people, 7.95%)
- Lantus (538 people, 7.79%)
- Lisinopril (532 people, 7.70%)
- Lipitor (506 people, 7.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (2,047 people, 29.64%)
- Dizziness (1,359 people, 19.68%)
- Fatigue (1,292 people, 18.71%)
- Diarrhea (1,095 people, 15.86%)
- Blood Glucose Increased (924 people, 13.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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