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Review: could Methimazole cause Headaches?

We study 1,473 people who have side effects while taking Methimazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.

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Methimazole

Methimazole (latest outcomes from 1,669 users) has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism.

Headaches

Headaches (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,198,594 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 1,471 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole. Among them, 53 people (3.60%) have Headaches. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,200,842 people who have Headaches on eHealthMe.

Trend of Headaches in Methimazole reports

Time on Methimazole when people have Headaches * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headaches50.00%16.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Methimazole * :

FemaleMale
Headaches91.07%8.93%

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Methimazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headaches0.00%0.00%3.85%23.08%3.85%13.46%23.08%32.69%

Severity of Headaches when taking Methimazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headaches25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Headaches ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headaches0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hyperthyroidism (14 people, 26.42%)
  2. Hypertension (11 people, 20.75%)
  3. Thyroid disorder (9 people, 16.98%)
  4. Headache (7 people, 13.21%)
  5. Osteoporosis (6 people, 11.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (16 people, 30.19%)
  2. Warfarin sodium (9 people, 16.98%)
  3. Lortab (8 people, 15.09%)
  4. Prilosec (8 people, 15.09%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (7 people, 13.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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