Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Bladder cancer?
Summary: Bladder cancer is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Actos, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 12,771 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Bladder cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder cancer and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,612 Metformin hydrochloride users)
Bladder cancer has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 6,590 Bladder cancer patients)
On Feb, 15, 2015: 12,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 54 people (0.42%) have Bladder Cancer.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Bladder cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bladder cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Bladder cancer||29.03%||70.97% |
Age of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Bladder cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.89%||98.11% |
Severity of Bladder cancer when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bladder cancer||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bladder cancer ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bladder cancer||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (22 people, 40.74%)
- Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 38.89%)
- Dyslipidaemia (4 people, 7.41%)
- Hypertension (3 people, 5.56%)
- Multiple myeloma (1 people, 1.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Actos (41 people, 75.93%)
- Amaryl (16 people, 29.63%)
- Glyburide (13 people, 24.07%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 20.37%)
- Norvasc (7 people, 12.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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