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Review: could Glimepiride cause Edema?

Summary: Edema could be caused by Glimepiride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Metformin hcl, and have Diabetes mellitus.

We study 10,041 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA and social media. Among them, 56 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.

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Glimepiride

Glimepiride (latest outcomes from 10,279 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 179,708 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 10,084 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 56 people (0.56%) have Edema. They amount to 0.03% of all the 179,463 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%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Glimepiride * :

FemaleMale
Edema70.97%29.03%

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%1.85%1.85%9.26%87.04%

Severity of Edema when taking Glimepiride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Edema ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 39.29%)
  2. Hypertension (17 people, 30.36%)
  3. Pain (9 people, 16.07%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 16.07%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (6 people, 10.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (18 people, 32.14%)
  2. Lisinopril (13 people, 23.21%)
  3. Omeprazole (12 people, 21.43%)
  4. Lyrica (11 people, 19.64%)
  5. Aspirin (10 people, 17.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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