Metformin hydrochloride and Red face - from FDA reports


Summary

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 . We study 14,740 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 240 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face 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 18,427 users)

Red Face

Red face has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 67,580 Red face patients).

On Feb, 07, 2017

14,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 240 people (1.63%) have Red Face


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Red face?

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: 45.19 %
  • male: 54.81 %

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: 4.03 %
  • 40-49: 19.35 %
  • 50-59: 27.42 %
  • 60+: 49.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (98 people, 40.83%)
  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (61 people, 25.42%)
  • Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (26 people, 10.83%)
  • Diabetes (16 people, 6.67%)
  • High Blood Pressure (13 people, 5.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Niaspan (178 people, 74.17%)
  • Aspirin (137 people, 57.08%)
  • Lisinopril (66 people, 27.50%)
  • Crestor (34 people, 14.17%)
  • Simvastatin (29 people, 12.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (63 people, 26.25%)
  • Feeling Hot (55 people, 22.92%)
  • Rashes (47 people, 19.58%)
  • Paraesthesia (47 people, 19.58%)
  • Skin Burning Sensation (29 people, 12.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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