Glimepiride and Edema - from FDA reports


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, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Edema with Glimepiride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,347 people who have side effects when taking Glimepiride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 10, 2017

20,347 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 107 people (0.53%) have Edema


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glimepiride cause Edema?

Time on Glimepiride when people have Edema *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Glimepiride *:

  • female: 72.38 %
  • male: 27.62 %

Age of people who have Edema when taking Glimepiride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.14 %
  • 40-49: 6.82 %
  • 50-59: 15.91 %
  • 60+: 76.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (38 people, 35.51%)
  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 23.36%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (22 people, 20.56%)
  • Pain (17 people, 15.89%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 10.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (23 people, 21.50%)
  • Lyrica (16 people, 14.95%)
  • Lisinopril (14 people, 13.08%)
  • Furosemide (13 people, 12.15%)
  • Lasix (12 people, 11.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (25 people, 23.36%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (16 people, 14.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 14.95%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (16 people, 14.95%)
  • Drug Ineffective (14 people, 13.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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