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 12,773 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride 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 has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,614 Metformin hydrochloride users)
Bladder infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,866 Bladder infection patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 12,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 179 people (1.40%) have Bladder Infection.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Bladder infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bladder infection||16.67%||33.33%||0.00%||16.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bladder infection when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Bladder infection||72.73%||27.27% |
Age of people who have Bladder infection when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Bladder infection||0.00%||0.00%||1.35%||0.68%||8.11%||10.81%||31.08%||47.97% |
Severity of Bladder infection when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bladder infection||0.00%||80.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bladder infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bladder infection||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (29 people, 16.20%)
- Hypertension (20 people, 11.17%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (18 people, 10.06%)
- Psoriasis (10 people, 5.59%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (9 people, 5.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (34 people, 18.99%)
- Zometa (33 people, 18.44%)
- Lisinopril (33 people, 18.44%)
- Simvastatin (21 people, 11.73%)
- Glipizide (20 people, 11.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Xanax for a 61-year old woman with Diabetic Foot, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Brittle Nails
- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Losartan, Zetia for a 54-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Muscle Stiffness, Stiffness In A Joint
- A study of drug interactions between Meloxicam, Chlorthalidone, Spiriva, Symbicort, Lyrica, Omeprazole, Wellbutrin Xl, Novolog Flexpen, Lantus Solostar, Metformin, Requip for a 37-year old man with Information, Water Pill, Copd, Tingling And Numbness, Acid Refluc, Anxeity, Diabetic, Restless Legs.
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Metformin for a 63-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes. The patient has Blood Urine
- A study of drug interactions between Norvasc, Multivitamin, Horse Chestnut, Omega 3, Saw Palmetto, Metformin, Aspirin, Atenolol, Glimepiride, Hydrochlorothiazide, Fosinopril Sodium for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Deficiency, Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Ischaemic Heart Disease. The patient has Peripheral Artery Disease, Coronary Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Sugar
Recent Metformin hydrochloride related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Januvia, Glimepiride, Glucophage, Depakote, Abilify for a 45-year old woman who has Mental Disability
- Comparions of Lisinopril, Armour Thyroid, Metformin, Glipizide, Prednisone for a 64-year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Comparions of Omeprazole, Metformin, Losartan, Carvedilol, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 61-year old man who has Mood Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition
- Comparions of Benazepril Hydrochloride, Metformin for a 58-year old woman who has Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent
- Comparions of Metformin, Januvia, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Oxycodone And Acetaminophen, Moexipril Hydrochloride for a 60-year old woman who has Interactions
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