Metformin hydrochloride and Addiction - drug - from FDA reports


Summary

Addiction - drug is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 14,740 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 53 have Addiction - drug. Find out below who they are, when they have Addiction - drug and more.

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Metformin Hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin hydrochloride 18,427 users)

Addiction - Drug

Addiction - drug has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, drug abuse, pain, depression (latest reports from 39,935 Addiction - drug patients).

On Feb, 09, 2017

14,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 53 people (0.36%) have Addiction - Drug


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Addiction - drug?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Addiction - Drug *:

  • < 1 month: 55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 65.31 %
  • male: 34.69 %

Age of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.64 %
  • 30-39: 8.51 %
  • 40-49: 23.4 %
  • 50-59: 10.64 %
  • 60+: 46.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (10 people, 18.87%)
  • Intentional Self-Injury (8 people, 15.09%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 9.43%)
  • Depression (4 people, 7.55%)
  • Pain (3 people, 5.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (6 people, 11.32%)
  • Amaryl (4 people, 7.55%)
  • Oxycontin (3 people, 5.66%)
  • Omeprazole (3 people, 5.66%)
  • Carvedilol (3 people, 5.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Overdose (12 people, 22.64%)
  • Intentional Self-Injury (8 people, 15.09%)
  • Speech Disorder (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Lactic Acidosis (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Hypoglycaemic Coma (7 people, 13.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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