Review: could Diclofenac Sodium cause Low Blood Sugar?


Low blood sugar is found among people who take Diclofenac Sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Metformin Hcl, and have Fabry's disease . We study 14,249 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 55 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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Diclofenac Sodium

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 16,572 users)

Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 30,506 Low blood sugar patients).

On Oct, 25, 2016

14,249 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac Sodium.
Among them, 55 people (0.39%) have Low Blood Sugar

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diclofenac sodium cause Low blood sugar?

Time on Diclofenac Sodium when people have Low Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • female: 49.09 %
  • male: 50.91 %

Age of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.8 %
  • 20-29: 1.96 %
  • 30-39: 5.88 %
  • 40-49: 17.65 %
  • 50-59: 19.61 %
  • 60+: 45.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (6 people, 10.91%)
  • Fabry's Disease (6 people, 10.91%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (5 people, 9.09%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (4 people, 7.27%)
  • Arthralgia (4 people, 7.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin Hcl (11 people, 20.00%)
  • Tramadol Hcl (9 people, 16.36%)
  • Famotidine (7 people, 12.73%)
  • Fabrazyme (7 people, 12.73%)
  • Atenolol (7 people, 12.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Platelet Count Decreased (10 people, 18.18%)
  • Blood Urea Increased (9 people, 16.36%)
  • Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased (9 people, 16.36%)
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (9 people, 16.36%)
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (9 people, 16.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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