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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 mellitus.
We study 10,060 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 (latest outcomes from 10,306 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes.
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) (latest reports from 21,478 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.
On Oct, 30, 2014: 10,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 58 people (0.58%) have Edema.
Time on Glimepiride when people have Edema * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Edema when taking Glimepiride * :
Age of people who have Edema when taking Glimepiride * :
Severity of Edema when taking Glimepiride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Edema ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (22 people, 37.93%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 31.03%)
- Pain (9 people, 15.52%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 15.52%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (18 people, 31.03%)
- Lisinopril (13 people, 22.41%)
- Omeprazole (12 people, 20.69%)
- Lyrica (11 people, 18.97%)
- Amlodipine (10 people, 17.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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