Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Diabetic Gastroparesis?


Summary

Diabetic gastroparesis is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Byetta, and have Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent . We study 12,307 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Diabetic gastroparesis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetic gastroparesis 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)

Diabetic Gastroparesis

Diabetic gastroparesis (paralysis of the muscles of the stomach caused by diabetes) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, extrapyramidal disorder, multiple injuries, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 689 Diabetic gastroparesis patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

12,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Diabetic Gastroparesis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Diabetic gastroparesis?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Diabetic Gastroparesis *:

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

Gender of people who have Diabetic Gastroparesis when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Diabetic Gastroparesis when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

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

Severity if Diabetic Gastroparesis when taking Metformin Hydrochloride **:

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

How people recovered from Diabetic Gastroparesis **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus Non-Insulin-Dependent (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Stroke (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Nausea (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lortab (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Fosinopril Sodium (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Contac 12 Hour (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Byetta (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Mirtazapine (1 person, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Wheezing (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Injury (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Fear, Focus (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Emotional Distress (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Angina Unstable (2 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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