Metformin hydrochloride and Gout - from FDA reports


Summary

Gout is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 14,740 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 32 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout 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)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, gout, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 22,902 Gout patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

14,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 32 people (0.22%) have Gout


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Gout?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Gout *:

  • < 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 Gout when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 38.71 %
  • male: 61.29 %

Age of people who have Gout 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: 25.93 %
  • 50-59: 25.93 %
  • 60+: 48.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 15.62%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (4 people, 12.50%)
  • Diabetes (4 people, 12.50%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 9.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (11 people, 34.38%)
  • Aspirin (7 people, 21.88%)
  • Lasix (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Furosemide (6 people, 18.75%)
  • Crestor (6 people, 18.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (15 people, 46.88%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 34.38%)
  • Rashes (11 people, 34.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 34.38%)
  • Back Pain (10 people, 31.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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