Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Chills?


Summary

Chills is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 12,306 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 73 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills 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 14,249 users)

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with fever, weakness, ards (acute respiratory distress syndrome), pneumonia, hypotension (latest reports from 55,184 Chills patients).

On Aug, 31, 2016

12,306 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 73 people (0.59%) have Chills


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Chills?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Chills *:

  • < 1 month: 55.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

Gender of people who have Chills when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 45.71 %
  • male: 54.29 %

Age of people who have Chills when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.64 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.28 %
  • 40-49: 16.39 %
  • 50-59: 29.51 %
  • 60+: 49.18 %

Severity if Chills when taking Metformin Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (17 people, 23.29%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (12 people, 16.44%)
  • Hypertension (7 people, 9.59%)
  • Pain (5 people, 6.85%)
  • Hepatitis C (4 people, 5.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (13 people, 17.81%)
  • Aspirin (13 people, 17.81%)
  • Simvastatin (9 people, 12.33%)
  • Lantus (9 people, 12.33%)
  • Plavix (7 people, 9.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pyrexia (33 people, 45.21%)
  • Nausea (19 people, 26.03%)
  • Dyspnoea (17 people, 23.29%)
  • Hyperhidrosis (12 people, 16.44%)
  • Fatigue (11 people, 15.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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