Review: could Chlorhexidine Gluconate cause Diabetes Mellitus?


Summary

Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Chlorhexidine Gluconate, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 2,185 people who have side effects while taking Chlorhexidine gluconate from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Chlorhexidine Gluconate

Chlorhexidine gluconate has active ingredients of chlorhexidine gluconate. It is often used in gingivitis. (latest outcomes from Chlorhexidine gluconate 2,207 users)

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, cardiac failure congestive, stroke, blood glucose increased (latest reports from 119,148 Diabetes mellitus patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

2,185 people reported to have side effects when taking Chlorhexidine Gluconate.
Among them, 89 people (4.07%) have Diabetes Mellitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chlorhexidine gluconate cause Diabetes mellitus?

Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Chlorhexidine Gluconate *:

  • female: 29.33 %
  • male: 70.67 %

Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Chlorhexidine Gluconate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.59 %
  • 30-39: 1.59 %
  • 40-49: 31.75 %
  • 50-59: 38.1 %
  • 60+: 26.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (22 people)
  • Depression (21 people)
  • Pain (16 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (15 people)
  • Bone Disorder (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (73 people)
  • Aredia (73 people)
  • Dexamethasone (39 people)
  • Ambien (37 people)
  • Levaquin (36 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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