Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Ankle swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?
Summary: Ankle swelling is reported only by a few people who take Metformin hydrochloride.
We study 12,773 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Ankle swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Ankle swelling and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,614 Metformin hydrochloride users)
Ankle swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism, gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest reports from 1,448 Ankle swelling patients)
On Apr, 16, 2015: 12,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 5 people (0.04%) have Ankle Swelling.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Ankle swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ankle swelling||0.00%||20.00%||20.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Ankle swelling when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Ankle swelling||80.00%||20.00% |
Age of people who have Ankle swelling when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Ankle swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||20.00%||40.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Ankle swelling when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ankle swelling||0.00%||40.00%||60.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Ankle swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Ankle swelling||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes (3 people, 60.00%)
- High blood pressure (2 people, 40.00%)
- Blood thinner (2 people, 40.00%)
- Hypothyroidism (2 people, 40.00%)
- High blood cholesterol (2 people, 40.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lipitor (2 people, 40.00%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (2 people, 40.00%)
- Methylphenidate hydrochloride (1 people, 20.00%)
- Pravachol (1 people, 20.00%)
- Lovaza (1 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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