Metformin hydrochloride and Eye pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Eye pain is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes . We study 14,740 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 45 have Eye pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye pain 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)

Eye Pain

Eye pain has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, dry eyes, glaucoma, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 22,821 Eye pain patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

14,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 45 people (0.31%) have Eye Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Eye pain?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Eye Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Eye Pain when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 63.64 %
  • male: 36.36 %

Age of people who have Eye Pain when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 10.34 %
  • 40-49: 31.03 %
  • 50-59: 20.69 %
  • 60+: 37.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (9 people, 20.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people, 15.56%)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy (7 people, 15.56%)
  • Diabetic Retinal Oedema (7 people, 15.56%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 13.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (8 people, 17.78%)
  • Aspirin (8 people, 17.78%)
  • Zometa (7 people, 15.56%)
  • Avastin (7 people, 15.56%)
  • Lucentis (6 people, 13.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vision Blurred (15 people, 33.33%)
  • Pain (13 people, 28.89%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 24.44%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 17.78%)
  • Emotional Distress (8 people, 17.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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