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Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Bladder infection (Urinary tract infection)?

Summary: Bladder infection is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes.

We study 12,766 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 177 have Bladder infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder infection 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 14,611 Metformin hydrochloride users)

Bladder infection

Bladder infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,818 Bladder infection patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 12,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 179 people (1.40%) have Bladder Infection.

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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  • All problems have occurred after 1st month of using Metformin. Currently taking Cleocin for about 4 days before tooth and urinary tract problems started. Upper respiratory problem started within a few weeks of starting Metformin and before starting Cleocin.

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