Acarbose and Weakness - from FDA reports
Weakness is found among people who take Acarbose, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Weakness with Acarbose. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,262 people who have side effects when taking Acarbose from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 28, 2017
2,262 people reported to have side effects when taking Acarbose.
Among them, 86 people (3.8%) have Weakness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Acarbose when people have Weakness *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 50.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Weakness when taking Acarbose *:
- female: 33.33 %
- male: 66.67 %
Age of people who have Weakness when taking Acarbose *:
- 0-1: 1.41 %
- 2-9: 1.41 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.41 %
- 40-49: 2.82 %
- 50-59: 33.8 %
- 60+: 59.15 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (11 people, 12.79%)
- Cardiac Disorder (6 people, 6.98%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 5.81%)
- High Blood Pressure (4 people, 4.65%)
- Prostate Cancer (3 people, 3.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (20 people, 23.26%)
- Furosemide (17 people, 19.77%)
- Lipitor (13 people, 15.12%)
- Digoxin (13 people, 15.12%)
- Nitroglycerin (12 people, 13.95%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (16 people, 18.60%)
- Nausea (13 people, 15.12%)
- Dizziness (13 people, 15.12%)
- Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 13.95%)
- Pain (11 people, 12.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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