A study for a 23 year old man who takes Metformin - from FDA reports


Summary

543 males aged 23 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 23 year old male patient who has Type 1 Diabetes. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 12, 2017

543 males aged 23 (±5) who take Metformin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Metformin for a 23-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 23
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Type 1 Diabetes
  • Drugs taken:
    • Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Depressed Mood: 0 (0% of males aged 23 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Joint Aches: 4 (0.74% of males aged 23 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness: 19 (3.5% of males aged 23 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • dehydration
  • nausea and vomiting
  • agranulocytosis
  • diarrhea
  • gastroenteritis
  • pneumonia
  • salivary hypersecretion
  • bedwetting
  • weight increased
1 - 6 months:
  • aggression
  • mood swings
  • self injurious behavior
  • heart attack
  • cataract
  • intentional self-injury
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • irritability
  • insomnia
  • emotional distress
6 - 12 months:
  • psoriasis
  • renal failure acute
  • extremity necrosis
1 - 2 years:
  • blood prolactin decreased
  • glycosylated haemoglobin decreased
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • transferrin increased
  • blood thyroid stimulating hormone increased
  • death
  • psoriasis
  • renal failure acute
  • extremity necrosis
2 - 5 years:
  • lip injury
  • epilepsy
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • nausea and vomiting
  • hypoglycemia
  • nausea
  • sputum increased
  • cough
  • obstructive airways disorder
  • pneumonia bacterial
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  • completed suicide
  • nausea
  • suicide attempt
  • lactic acidosis
  • nausea and vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • fatigue
  • overdose
  • weight increased
  • intentional overdose

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Schizophrenia (40 people, 7.37%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (23 people, 4.24%)
  • Depression (20 people, 3.68%)
  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 3.13%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (14 people, 2.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (43 people, 7.92%)
  • Clozaril (31 people, 5.71%)
  • Risperdal (27 people, 4.97%)
  • Lantus (19 people, 3.50%)
  • Abilify (19 people, 3.50%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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