Related topic: Methimazole, Headaches
Review: could Methimazole cause Headaches?
Summary: Headaches could be caused by Methimazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hyperthyroidism.
We study 1,461 people who have side effects while taking Methimazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.
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Methimazole (latest outcomes from 1,654 users) has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism.
Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,194,608 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 1,434 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole. Among them, 53 people (3.70%) have Headaches. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,203,357 people who have Headaches on eHealthMe.
Time on Methimazole when people have Headaches * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Methimazole * :
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Methimazole * :
Severity of Headaches when taking Methimazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headaches ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hyperthyroidism (14 people, 26.42%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 20.75%)
- Thyroid disorder (9 people, 16.98%)
- Headache (7 people, 13.21%)
- Hypercoagulation (6 people, 11.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (16 people, 30.19%)
- Warfarin sodium (9 people, 16.98%)
- Lortab (8 people, 15.09%)
- Prilosec (8 people, 15.09%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (7 people, 13.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Methimazole (methimazole) is often used for hyperthyroidism. Find out below the conditions Methimazole is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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