Metformin hydrochloride and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Diverticulitis with Metformin hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,103 people who have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 17, 2017

16,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 40 people (0.25%) have Diverticulitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Diverticulitis?

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: 57.5 %
  • male: 42.5 %

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: 2.7 %
  • 40-49: 13.51 %
  • 50-59: 29.73 %
  • 60+: 54.05 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (9 people, 22.50%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (8 people, 20.00%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (7 people, 17.50%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (7 people, 17.50%)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people, 17.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (10 people, 25.00%)
  • Lipitor (9 people, 22.50%)
  • Simvastatin (7 people, 17.50%)
  • Lisinopril (6 people, 15.00%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 15.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (9 people, 22.50%)
  • Malaise (9 people, 22.50%)
  • Joint Pain (9 people, 22.50%)
  • Pneumonia (8 people, 20.00%)
  • Pain (8 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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 19,806 users)

Diverticulitis

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