Metformin hydrochloride and Uveitis - from FDA reports


Uveitis is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Actos, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Uveitis 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 May, 11, 2017

16,103 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 11 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, 18.18%)
  • Macular Degeneration (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Diabetes (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (1 person, 9.09%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (1 person, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Actos (6 people, 54.55%)
  • Prednisolone (5 people, 45.45%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Plavix (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Diovan (2 people, 18.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Visual Acuity Reduced (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (4 people, 36.36%)
  • Macular Oedema (3 people, 27.27%)
  • Muscle Spasms (2 people, 18.18%)
  • Cataract (2 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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 19,806 users)


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