Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Leg Pain?


Summary

Leg pain is reported only by a few people who take Metformin Hydrochloride. We study 12,101 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg 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 14,249 users)

Leg Pain

Leg pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, back pain, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 962 Leg pain patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

12,101 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 4 people (0.03%) have Leg Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Leg pain?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Leg Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Leg Pain when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Leg Pain 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: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 50 %

Severity if Leg Pain when taking Metformin Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 75 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (2 people)
  • Diabetes (2 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person)
  • Swelling (1 person)
  • Stomach Acid Test (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (1 person)
  • Ranitidine Hydrochloride (1 person)
  • Lisinopril (1 person)
  • Diltiazem Hydrochloride (1 person)
  • Byetta (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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