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

This is a personalized study for a 60 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 632 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Nov, 19, 2014: 632 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)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among females aged 60 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Dizziness12 (11.11%)
Feeling Abnormal10 (9.26%)
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)8 (7.41%)
Loss Of Consciousness6 (5.56%)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)6 (5.56%)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)2 (1.85%)

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)36
Blood Glucose Increased34
Weight Decreased30
Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)19
Vomiting18
Myalgia (muscle pain)16
Blood Glucose Decreased14
Injection Site Haemorrhage (bleeding from injection site)14
Weight Increased14
Dizziness12

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
Dizziness69 (10.92%)
Feeling Abnormal30 (4.75%)
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)20 (3.16%)
Loss Of Consciousness20 (3.16%)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)34 (5.38%)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)8 (1.27%)

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Blood Glucose Increased174
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)150
Weight Decreased122
Blood Glucose Decreased76
Asthenia (weakness)73
Dizziness69
Vomiting64
Bladder Cancer56
Weight Increased52
Drug Ineffective52

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)34
Bladder Transitional Cell Carcinoma (types of bladder cancer)28
Bladder Cancer26
Bladder Neoplasm (bladder tumour)12
Urinary Tract Infection6
Transitional Cell Carcinoma (cancer tumour inner most layer of urinary system)6
Bladder Transitional Cell Carcinoma Stage Iii (types of bladder cancer stage iii)6
Blood Glucose Increased4
Metastases To Lung (cancer spreads to lung)4
Intestinal Fistula Infection4

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