Metformin hydrochloride and Uveitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Uveitis is found among people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Actos, and have Diabetes . We study 14,740 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 10 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 18,427 users)

Uveitis

Uveitis (inflammation of the uvea) has been reported by people with ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, uveitis, multiple sclerosis, macular degeneration (latest reports from 7,896 Uveitis patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

14,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 10 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: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

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 *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Macular Degeneration (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Diabetes (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Actos (6 people, 60.00%)
  • Prednisolone (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Plavix (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Diovan (2 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Visual Acuity Reduced (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Macular Oedema (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Vitreous Haemorrhage (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Chest Pain (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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