Review: could Methimazole cause Headaches (Headache)?
Summary: Headaches is found among people who take Methimazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hyperthyroidism.
We study 1,482 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 has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism. (latest outcomes from 1,680 Methimazole users)
Headaches (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 168,914 Headaches patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 1,482 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole. Among them, 53 people (3.58%) have Headaches.
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%)
- Osteoporosis (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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Inderal for a 39-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Frequent Headaches (pain in head), Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Nuvaring, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Lamictal for a 24-year old woman with Vitamin D, Birth Control, Functional Dyspepsia, Mood Disorder. The patient has Ear Pain, Pressure Sore, Early Morning Joint Stiffness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Lightheadedness, Fatigue, Pressure Sore, Spaced Out
Recent Methimazole related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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