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Review: could Metformin cause Bladder infection?

We study 12,751 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 179 have Bladder infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder infection and more.

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Metformin hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,592 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Bladder infection

Bladder infection (latest reports from 450,591 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 12,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 179 people (1.40%) have Bladder Infection. They amount to 0.04% of all the 450,357 people who have Bladder Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bladder infection in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Bladder infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bladder infection16.67%33.33%0.00%16.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Bladder infection when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Bladder infection72.73%27.27%

Age of people who have Bladder infection when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bladder infection0.00%0.00%1.35%0.68%8.11%10.81%31.08%47.97%

Severity of Bladder infection when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bladder infection0.00%80.00%20.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bladder infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bladder infection0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (29 people, 16.20%)
  2. Hypertension (20 people, 11.17%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (18 people, 10.06%)
  4. Psoriasis (10 people, 5.59%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (9 people, 5.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (34 people, 18.99%)
  2. Zometa (33 people, 18.44%)
  3. Lisinopril (33 people, 18.44%)
  4. Simvastatin (21 people, 11.73%)
  5. Glipizide (20 people, 11.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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