Could Glimepiride cause Edema - from FDA reports
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 . We study 18,635 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA. Among them, 103 have Edema. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
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Glimepiride has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Glimepiride 19,170 users)
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 40,549 Edema patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
18,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 103 people (0.55%) have Edema
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 73.27 %
- male: 26.73 %
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: 1.16 %
- 40-49: 6.98 %
- 50-59: 15.12 %
- 60+: 76.74 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (36 people, 34.95%)
- High Blood Pressure (24 people, 23.30%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (22 people, 21.36%)
- Pain (16 people, 15.53%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 9.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metformin (21 people, 20.39%)
- Lyrica (16 people, 15.53%)
- Lisinopril (14 people, 13.59%)
- Furosemide (13 people, 12.62%)
- Omeprazole (12 people, 11.65%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (25 people, 24.27%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (16 people, 15.53%)
- High Blood Pressure (16 people, 15.53%)
- Breathing Difficulty (16 people, 15.53%)
- Drug Ineffective (14 people, 13.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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