Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Indigestion?


Summary

Indigestion 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 Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 11,764 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 82 have Indigestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Indigestion 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 13,157 users)

Indigestion

Indigestion has been reported by people with quality of life decreased, pain, drug ineffective, movement - uncontrolled or slow, nervous system disorder (latest reports from 49,084 Indigestion patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

11,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 82 people (0.7%) have Indigestion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Indigestion?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Indigestion *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 63.75 %
  • male: 36.25 %

Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.61 %
  • 20-29: 1.61 %
  • 30-39: 4.84 %
  • 40-49: 8.06 %
  • 50-59: 24.19 %
  • 60+: 59.68 %

Severity if Indigestion when taking Metformin Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Indigestion **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (19 people)
  • Hypertension (17 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (17 people)
  • Pain (8 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (19 people)
  • Gliclazide (14 people)
  • Januvia (13 people)
  • Lisinopril (12 people)
  • Lasix (12 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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