Methimazole and Headaches - from FDA reports


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 Nexium, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Headaches with Methimazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,501 people who have side effects when taking Methimazole from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

2,501 people reported to have side effects when taking Methimazole.
Among them, 110 people (4.4%) have Headaches


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Methimazole cause Headaches?

Time on Methimazole when people have Headaches *:

  • < 1 month: 57.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 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: 91.51 %
  • male: 8.49 %

Age of people who have Headaches when taking Methimazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.22 %
  • 20-29: 12.22 %
  • 30-39: 10.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.22 %
  • 50-59: 21.11 %
  • 60+: 42.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 15.45%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 9.09%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 8.18%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (9 people, 8.18%)
  • Asthma (8 people, 7.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (11 people, 10.00%)
  • Nexium (11 people, 10.00%)
  • Plavix (9 people, 8.18%)
  • Humira (9 people, 8.18%)
  • Cymbalta (9 people, 8.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (31 people, 28.18%)
  • Fatigue (29 people, 26.36%)
  • Dizziness (28 people, 25.45%)
  • Nausea (25 people, 22.73%)
  • Joint Pain (20 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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