Could Methimazole cause Headaches - from FDA reports
Headaches is found among people who take Methimazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Humira, and have Hyperthyroidism . We study 1,759 people who have side effects while taking Methimazole from FDA. Among them, 70 have Headaches. Find out below who they are, when they have Headaches and more.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
Methimazole has active ingredients of methimazole. It is often used in hyperthyroidism. (latest outcomes from Methimazole 2,562 users)
Headaches has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,965 Headaches patients).
On Nov, 20, 2016
1,759 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole.
Among them, 70 people (3.98%) have Headaches
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methimazole when people have Headaches *:
- < 1 month: 30 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Methimazole *:
- female: 91.43 %
- male: 8.57 %
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Methimazole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.17 %
- 20-29: 17.46 %
- 30-39: 7.94 %
- 40-49: 14.29 %
- 50-59: 26.98 %
- 60+: 30.16 %
Severity of Headaches **:
- least: 25 %
- moderate: 50 %
- severe: 25 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (9 people, 12.86%)
- Prilosec (8 people, 11.43%)
- Omeprazole (7 people, 10.00%)
- Lisinopril (7 people, 10.00%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (7 people, 10.00%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Methimazole, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Pressure (13 people, 18.57%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (9 people, 12.86%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (7 people, 10.00%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 8.57%)
- Osteoporosis (6 people, 8.57%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Weakness (19 people, 27.14%)
- Joint Pain (16 people, 22.86%)
- Pain (15 people, 21.43%)
- Fatigue (15 people, 21.43%)
- Dizziness (15 people, 21.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Headaches when taking Methimazole?
- Check symptoms - is headaches caused by a drug or a condition?
- Get alerts to symptoms - forecast your symptoms and get alerts
- Join related support groups - you are not alone, join a support group on ehealth.me
- Report the side effect - help people in need and in real time
- More tools...
Browse all side effects of Methimazolea b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with HeadachesHeadaches
Could your condition cause HeadachesHeadaches
Can you answer these questions?
Several years ago in 2013 I was"diagnosed" with RA. I went through every medication including, humira, embral, to now IV fusions of remicade which has been almost a year. I am not feeling any better and body aches and joint pains getting worse. I started researching my symptoms and lyme kept ...
I had blood work done because I've been feeling sick to my stomach a lot lately. My pancreatic enzymes are elevated. I take low dose of generic topamax and Effexor daily. Has this ever happened to anyone??
Had a ct scan for abdominal pain after a surgery Feb 2016. Was diagnosed with ovarian vein thrombosis. Now taking Xarelto. Started Monday May 2016. Seems my head feel like something is drilling in the middle of my scull. And my appetite has been doomed. Is the headache related and is the ...
You may be interested in these reviews
Shocked today to find that my eyes are so sensitive to light. I have been taking the methimazole which I take for hyperthroidism appparently caused by the amaoderone I was taking for 2 years for AFIB. Have quit amaoderone about 10 months ago and just developed a hyperthyroid and after 1 week ...
Dear eHealth.me contributor: All information supplied on eHealth.me is not always from professionals in modern or alternative medicine. Response from others is not always in your best interest and the information given is often incomplete. Deciding to take medication requires two ...
I have had my third round of Botox for treatment of migraines, and it has seemed to to work all right. This morning, however, my right arm is partially paralyzed ! I thought that it would go away. It has not. This Isn't in my face, nor anywhere else on my body. TY.