Metformin hydrochloride and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports
Diverticulitis is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes . We study 14,740 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 39 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin hydrochloride 18,427 users)
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 14,685 Diverticulitis patients).
On Jan, 30, 2017
14,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 39 people (0.26%) have Diverticulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Diverticulitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 50 %
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:
- female: 56.41 %
- male: 43.59 %
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.78 %
- 40-49: 13.89 %
- 50-59: 27.78 %
- 60+: 55.56 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 20.51%)
- Diabetes (8 people, 20.51%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (7 people, 17.95%)
- High Blood Pressure (7 people, 17.95%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (10 people, 25.64%)
- Lipitor (8 people, 20.51%)
- Simvastatin (7 people, 17.95%)
- Lexapro (6 people, 15.38%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 15.38%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (9 people, 23.08%)
- Pneumonia (8 people, 20.51%)
- Pain (8 people, 20.51%)
- Malaise (8 people, 20.51%)
- Joint Pain (8 people, 20.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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