Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Ankle Swelling?


Summary

Ankle swelling is reported only by a few people who take Metformin Hydrochloride. We study 12,101 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Ankle swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Ankle swelling 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 13,915 users)

Ankle Swelling

Ankle swelling has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, weakness, diarrhea, erection problems (latest reports from 1,128 Ankle swelling patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

12,101 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 5 people (0.04%) have Ankle Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Ankle swelling?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Ankle Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Ankle Swelling when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Ankle Swelling when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

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

Severity if Ankle Swelling when taking Metformin Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 60 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Ankle Swelling **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (3 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (2 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (2 people)
  • Blood Thinner (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (2 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (2 people)
  • Vitamin D (1 person)
  • Niaspan (1 person)
  • Humalog Mix 75/25 Kwikpen (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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