Metformin hydrochloride and Kidney stones - from FDA reports


Summary

Kidney stones is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 14,740 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 85 have Kidney stones. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney stones 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 18,429 users)

Kidney Stones

Kidney stones has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 23,016 Kidney stones patients).

On Feb, 11, 2017

14,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 85 people (0.58%) have Kidney Stones


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Kidney stones?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Kidney Stones *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 28.57 %

Gender of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 52.38 %
  • male: 47.62 %

Age of people who have Kidney Stones when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.66 %
  • 40-49: 18.87 %
  • 50-59: 41.51 %
  • 60+: 33.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (22 people, 25.88%)
  • Diabetes (19 people, 22.35%)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (13 people, 15.29%)
  • Hypersensitivity (11 people, 12.94%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (11 people, 12.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (27 people, 31.76%)
  • Aspirin (26 people, 30.59%)
  • Crestor (20 people, 23.53%)
  • Colace (20 people, 23.53%)
  • Ambien (19 people, 22.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (29 people, 34.12%)
  • Back Pain (28 people, 32.94%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (27 people, 31.76%)
  • Constipation (27 people, 31.76%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (26 people, 30.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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