Metformin hydrochloride and Potassium - low - from FDA reports


Summary

Potassium - low 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 Zometa, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Potassium - low with Metformin hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,103 people who have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

16,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 112 people (0.7%) have Potassium - Low


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Potassium - low?

Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Potassium - Low *:

  • < 1 month: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 22.22 %

Gender of people who have Potassium - Low when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 67.96 %
  • male: 32.04 %

Age of people who have Potassium - Low when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.54 %
  • 40-49: 20.73 %
  • 50-59: 13.41 %
  • 60+: 57.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (26 people, 23.21%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (17 people, 15.18%)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (13 people, 11.61%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (11 people, 9.82%)
  • Hypersensitivity (10 people, 8.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (35 people, 31.25%)
  • Oxycontin (27 people, 24.11%)
  • Aspirin (24 people, 21.43%)
  • Ambien (22 people, 19.64%)
  • Lantus (21 people, 18.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 33.93%)
  • Pain (37 people, 33.04%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (35 people, 31.25%)
  • Osteoarthritis (34 people, 30.36%)
  • Constipation (30 people, 26.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Metformin Hydrochloride

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