Metformin hydrochloride and Red face - from FDA reports
Red face is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Red face 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, 18, 2017
16,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 241 people (1.5%) have Red Face
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin Hydrochloride when people have Red Face *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Red Face when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:
- female: 45.42 %
- male: 54.58 %
Age of people who have Red Face when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 4.0 %
- 40-49: 19.2 %
- 50-59: 27.2 %
- 60+: 49.6 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (98 people, 40.66%)
- High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (61 people, 25.31%)
- Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (26 people, 10.79%)
- Diabetes (16 people, 6.64%)
- High Blood Pressure (13 people, 5.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Niaspan (178 people, 73.86%)
- Aspirin (137 people, 56.85%)
- Lisinopril (66 people, 27.39%)
- Crestor (34 people, 14.11%)
- Simvastatin (29 people, 12.03%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (63 people, 26.14%)
- Feeling Hot (55 people, 22.82%)
- Rashes (47 people, 19.50%)
- Paraesthesia (47 people, 19.50%)
- Skin Burning Sensation (29 people, 12.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Red face when taking Metformin hydrochloride?
Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin hydrochloride 19,806 users)
Red face has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 69,846 Red face patients).
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