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Review: could Glimepiride cause Edema?

We study 10,054 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA and social media. Among them, 57 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.

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Glimepiride

Glimepiride (latest outcomes from 10,297 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes.

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 181,325 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Aug, 29, 2014: 10,054 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 57 people (0.57%) have Edema. They amount to 0.03% of all the 181,372 people who have Edema on eHealthMe.

Trend of Edema in Glimepiride reports

Time on Glimepiride when people have Edema * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Edema0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Glimepiride * :

FemaleMale
Edema71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Edema when taking Glimepiride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Edema0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.82%1.82%9.09%87.27%

Severity of Edema when taking Glimepiride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Edema0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Edema ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Edema100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 38.60%)
  2. Hypertension (18 people, 31.58%)
  3. Pain (9 people, 15.79%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 15.79%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 10.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (18 people, 31.58%)
  2. Lisinopril (13 people, 22.81%)
  3. Omeprazole (12 people, 21.05%)
  4. Lyrica (11 people, 19.30%)
  5. Amlodipine (10 people, 17.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • My wife took these meds one morning, then that evening she took the Doxycycline and around 05:00 hours the next morning her throat started closing and she Called Kaiser Permanente, getting the answering service. After describing her symptom,which kept getting progressively worse, the medical professional told her to call an ambulance immediately. I proceeded, fortunately, myself to take her to Medical Center of Aurora (Colorado) where they had to perform an endotracheal intubation because her throat had by then closed so as to prevent an intubation. She spent the next week recovering from complications like pneumonia, blood sugar gone wild, blood pressure not under control (after stopping Lisinopril/HCTZ & the new one Doxycycline, which I think did it all, and others I forget. In short is this new? I could not find anything re on the web in February (02/05/2014) when it all started.

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