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Review: could Glimepiride cause Edema (Swelling)?

Summary: Edema is found among people who take Glimepiride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Diabetes.

We study 10,070 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.

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Glimepiride

Glimepiride has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 10,316 Glimepiride users)

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 22,157 Edema patients)

On Mar, 6, 2015: 10,070 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 58 people (0.58%) have Edema.

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
Edema71.88%28.12%

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%1.79%1.79%10.71%85.71%

Severity of Edema when taking Glimepiride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Edema0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Edema ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Edema50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 37.93%)
  2. Hypertension (18 people, 31.03%)
  3. Pain (9 people, 15.52%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 15.52%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 10.34%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (18 people, 31.03%)
  2. Lisinopril (13 people, 22.41%)
  3. Omeprazole (12 people, 20.69%)
  4. Lyrica (11 people, 18.97%)
  5. Amlodipine (10 people, 17.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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