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The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
In addition to stomach issues does metformin cause headaches or dizziness? Bad headaches after each 500 mg dose
It can: it isnt as common as the gastrointestinal effects which occur in up to 1 in 3 people on metformin. But the association each time with taking it seems pretty convincing! might want to check sugar during start of headache since changes in sugar also cause headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No - it is not norml: It is not normal to have this type of headache while taking glucophage (metformin), (metformin) and it may not be a side effect of glucophage (metformin). Some of the treatments for ice pick headaches affect kidney function, it will be good to know where this is before treating them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just switched from metformin to onglyza (saxagliptin) and now have persistent headaches. Is this a common side effect? If and when will it subside?
Not common, but: Can happen. No way to tell if it's due to the Onglyza (saxagliptin) (which would be very uncommon) except to stop it and see what happens. Onglyza (saxagliptin) is usually added to metformin, not substituted for it, in fact, there is a combination pill with both drugs in it. ...Read more
I have pcos and i take metformin tab 800mg daily. I complain of headache due to lowering my blood suger. Is metformin bad? And i want to lose weight.
What are the signs of stomach related headache..i have headache on top part or head with nausea..also Taking Janumet (sitagliptin and metformin) for two weeks now?
I'm 38 year old female. High bmi. I have severe breast pain mid cycle. Lower back pain, headaches. Meds. Glucophage (metformin).
Hormonal : With the limited information you provided it sounds like you have premenstrual syndrome. Certain foods and lifestyle can make the symptoms worse but there are things that might help. Avoid caffeine and chocolate to help breast pain. Low carb diet and eating small, frequent meals with adequate protein and fat to control blood sugar will help headaches. Weight loss is important. ...Read more