Could Glimepiride cause 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 Lisinopril, and have Diabetes . We study 12,540 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA. Among them, 72 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 Glimepiride 19,163 users)

Edema

Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,501 Edema patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

12,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 72 people (0.57%) 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: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Edema when taking Glimepiride *:

  • female: 68.57 %
  • male: 31.43 %

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: 1.69 %
  • 40-49: 3.39 %
  • 50-59: 18.64 %
  • 60+: 76.27 %

Severity of Edema **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 50 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (14 people, 19.44%)
  • Lyrica (13 people, 18.06%)
  • Furosemide (13 people, 18.06%)
  • Omeprazole (12 people, 16.67%)
  • Metformin (11 people, 15.28%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (18 people, 25.00%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (13 people, 18.06%)
  • Pain (12 people, 16.67%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 15.28%)
  • Asthma (8 people, 11.11%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (20 people, 27.78%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (16 people, 22.22%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (14 people, 19.44%)
  • Nausea (11 people, 15.28%)
  • Fall (11 people, 15.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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