Review: could Diclofenac sodium cause Low blood sugar (Hypoglycemia)?
Summary: 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 High blood pressure.
We study 14,188 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 has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 14,957 Diclofenac sodium users)
Low blood sugar
Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus. (latest reports from 20,736 Low blood sugar patients)
On Apr, 9, 2015: 14,188 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac sodium. Among them, 55 people (0.39%) have Low Blood Sugar.
Time on Diclofenac sodium when people have Low blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low blood sugar||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Diclofenac sodium * :
|Low blood sugar||49.09%||50.91% |
Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Diclofenac sodium * :
|Low blood sugar||0.00%||0.00%||9.80%||1.96%||5.88%||17.65%||19.61%||45.10% |
Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Diclofenac sodium ** :
How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (7 people, 12.73%)
- Fabry's disease (6 people, 10.91%)
- Prophylaxis (5 people, 9.09%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (5 people, 9.09%)
- Arthralgia (4 people, 7.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (12 people, 21.82%)
- Tramadol hcl (9 people, 16.36%)
- Fabrazyme (7 people, 12.73%)
- Carbamazepine (7 people, 12.73%)
- Atenolol (7 people, 12.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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