Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Neuropathy Peripheral?


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 - 2 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypertension . We study 12,101 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 80 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 14,249 users)

Neuropathy Peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, oedema peripheral, drowsiness, malaise (latest reports from 34,270 Neuropathy peripheral patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

12,101 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 80 people (0.66%) 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: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 60 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 57.89 %
  • male: 42.11 %

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: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 21.67 %
  • 60+: 45.0 %

Severity if Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Metformin Hydrochloride **:

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

How people recovered from Neuropathy Peripheral **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (16 people)
  • Depression (15 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (14 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (12 people)
  • Anxiety (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (28 people)
  • Aspirin (23 people)
  • Prevacid (21 people)
  • Seroquel (17 people)
  • Actos (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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