Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Cough?


Summary

Cough is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 12,307 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 158 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough 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 17,825 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 128,368 Cough patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

12,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 158 people (1.28%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Cough?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.56 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

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

  • female: 44.3 %
  • male: 55.7 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.75 %
  • 30-39: 3.01 %
  • 40-49: 11.28 %
  • 50-59: 30.08 %
  • 60+: 54.89 %

Severity if Cough when taking Metformin Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 64.29 %
  • severe: 35.71 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Cough **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (35 people, 22.15%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (17 people, 10.76%)
  • Hypertension (15 people, 9.49%)
  • Asthma (14 people, 8.86%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (11 people, 6.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (31 people, 19.62%)
  • Simvastatin (28 people, 17.72%)
  • Aspirin (27 people, 17.09%)
  • Lantus (23 people, 14.56%)
  • Glipizide (19 people, 12.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (44 people, 27.85%)
  • Fatigue (29 people, 18.35%)
  • Pain (27 people, 17.09%)
  • Pneumonia (26 people, 16.46%)
  • Pyrexia (24 people, 15.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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