Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Polyuria?


Summary

Polyuria is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Actos, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 12,306 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Polyuria. Find out below who they are, when they have Polyuria 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 17,825 users)

Polyuria

Polyuria (production of too much dilute urine) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, pneumonia (latest reports from 6,981 Polyuria patients).

On Sep, 08, 2016

12,306 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 20 people (0.16%) have Polyuria


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Polyuria?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Polyuria *:

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

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

  • female: 45 %
  • male: 55 %

Age of people who have Polyuria 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: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 31.58 %
  • 60+: 52.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Prophylaxis (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Glucose Tolerance Impaired (2 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Actos (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Tenormin (5 people, 25.00%)
  • Pioglitazone (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Lovenox (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Ambien (4 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pleural Effusion (7 people, 35.00%)
  • Diarrhoea (7 people, 35.00%)
  • Vomiting (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Renal Failure Acute (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Dyspnoea (6 people, 30.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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