Metformin hydrochloride and Cough - from FDA reports


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 Aspirin, and have Diabetes . We study 14,740 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 185 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 18,427 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,682 Cough patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

14,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 185 people (1.26%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Cough?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 48.57 %
  • male: 51.43 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.67 %
  • 30-39: 2.68 %
  • 40-49: 8.05 %
  • 50-59: 28.86 %
  • 60+: 59.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (41 people, 22.16%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (27 people, 14.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 11.35%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (18 people, 9.73%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (17 people, 9.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (26 people, 14.05%)
  • Lisinopril (26 people, 14.05%)
  • Aspirin (26 people, 14.05%)
  • Lantus (23 people, 12.43%)
  • Furosemide (18 people, 9.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (55 people, 29.73%)
  • Fatigue (38 people, 20.54%)
  • Pain (34 people, 18.38%)
  • Fever (34 people, 18.38%)
  • Nausea (33 people, 17.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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