Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Uveitis?


Uveitis is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Actos, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 12,308 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Uveitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Uveitis 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 18,412 users)


Uveitis (inflammation of the uvea) has been reported by people with ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, uveitis, multiple sclerosis, macular degeneration (latest reports from 7,884 Uveitis patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

12,308 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 9 people (0.07%) have Uveitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Uveitis?

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

  • female: 44.44 %
  • male: 55.56 %

Age of people who have Uveitis when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 37.5 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Macular Degeneration (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Actos (6 people, 66.67%)
  • Prednisolone (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Novorapid (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Fluconazole (2 people, 22.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Visual Acuity Reduced (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Macular Oedema (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Asthenia (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Anterior Chamber Inflammation (2 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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