Metformin hydrochloride and Neuropathy peripheral - from FDA reports


Summary

Neuropathy peripheral is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 14,740 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 99 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral 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)

Neuropathy Peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 54,036 Neuropathy peripheral patients).

On Feb, 14, 2017

14,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 99 people (0.67%) have Neuropathy Peripheral


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Neuropathy Peripheral *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 61.05 %
  • male: 38.95 %

Age of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 13.16 %
  • 40-49: 17.11 %
  • 50-59: 21.05 %
  • 60+: 48.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (19 people, 19.19%)
  • Depression (17 people, 17.17%)
  • Diabetes (15 people, 15.15%)
  • High Blood Pressure (13 people, 13.13%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (12 people, 12.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (29 people, 29.29%)
  • Aspirin (24 people, 24.24%)
  • Prevacid (21 people, 21.21%)
  • Zometa (18 people, 18.18%)
  • Seroquel (17 people, 17.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diabetes (33 people, 33.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 28.28%)
  • Pain (26 people, 26.26%)
  • Back Pain (21 people, 21.21%)
  • Anaemia (21 people, 21.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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