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From FDA reports: side effects of Galvus Met for a Female patient aged 60

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 60

Gender: female

Conditions: Diabetes Mellitus

Drugs taking:
- Galvus Met

Side effects have: Dizziness, Feeling Abnormal, Hyperhidrosis, Loss Of Consciousness, Malaise, Syncope

On Jan, 29, 2014: 603 people who reported to have side effects when taking Galvus Met are studied

Trend of Galvus Met's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2907551)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dizziness6 (5.77%)
Feeling Abnormal5 (4.81%)
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)4 (3.85%)
Loss Of Consciousness3 (2.88%)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)3 (2.88%)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)2 (1.92%)

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 60 (±5) in the use of Galvus Met:

Side effectNumber of reports
Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)19
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)18
Vomiting18
Blood Glucose Increased17
Myalgia (muscle pain)16
Weight Decreased15
Blood Glucose Decreased7
Weight Increased7
Injection Site Haemorrhage (bleeding from injection site)7
Dizziness6

Most common side effects experienced by females aged 60 (±5) in long term use of Galvus Met:

Side effectNumber of reports
Normochromic Normocytic Anaemia (forms of anaemia in which the average size and haemoglobin content of the red blood cells are within normal limits)1

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dizziness35 (5.80%)
Feeling Abnormal15 (2.49%)
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)10 (1.66%)
Loss Of Consciousness10 (1.66%)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)17 (2.82%)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)8 (1.33%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Galvus Met:

Side effectNumber of reports
Blood Glucose Increased86
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)72
Asthenia (weakness)65
Vomiting64
Weight Decreased57
Blood Glucose Decreased38
Dizziness35
Bladder Cancer27
Drug Ineffective26
Weight Increased25

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Galvus Met:

Side effectNumber of reports
Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)17
Bladder Transitional Cell Carcinoma (types of bladder cancer)13
Bladder Cancer12
Bladder Neoplasm (bladder tumour)6
Urinary Tract Infection4
Bladder Transitional Cell Carcinoma Stage Iii (types of bladder cancer stage iii)3
Transitional Cell Carcinoma (cancer tumour inner most layer of urinary system)3
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)2
Metastases To Liver (cancer spreads to liver)2
Blood Glucose Increased2

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