Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Uveitis?


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 mellitus . We study 12,101 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 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 14,249 users)

Uveitis

Uveitis (inflammation of the uvea) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, glaucoma, visual acuity reduced (latest reports from 5,868 Uveitis patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

12,101 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 8 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: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

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: 42.86 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Macular Degeneration (2 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (2 people)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (1 person)
  • Blood Cholesterol (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Actos (6 people)
  • Prednisolone (4 people)
  • Aspirin (3 people)
  • Micardis (2 people)
  • Lipitor (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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