Metformin hydrochloride and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Metformin hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,881 people who have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 22, 2017

16,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride.
Among them, 461 people (2.73%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Headache?

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 41.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:

  • female: 64.25 %
  • male: 35.75 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.52 %
  • 10-19: 1.31 %
  • 20-29: 1.31 %
  • 30-39: 6.81 %
  • 40-49: 13.87 %
  • 50-59: 26.7 %
  • 60+: 49.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (59 people, 12.80%)
  • High Blood Pressure (53 people, 11.50%)
  • Depression (22 people, 4.77%)
  • Pain (21 people, 4.56%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (20 people, 4.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (51 people, 11.06%)
  • Lisinopril (46 people, 9.98%)
  • Simvastatin (36 people, 7.81%)
  • Glipizide (32 people, 6.94%)
  • Lipitor (31 people, 6.72%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (122 people, 26.46%)
  • Diarrhea (98 people, 21.26%)
  • Fatigue (93 people, 20.17%)
  • Dizziness (88 people, 19.09%)
  • Weakness (75 people, 16.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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