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Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Bone and joint pain (Joint pain)?

Summary: Bone and joint pain 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 12,775 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 274 have Bone and joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone and joint pain 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 14,618 Metformin hydrochloride users)

Bone and joint pain

Bone and joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,897 Bone and joint pain patients)

On May, 4, 2015: 12,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 274 people (2.15%) have Bone And Joint Pain.

Trend of Bone and joint pain in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Bone and joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone and joint pain9.68%35.48%3.23%0.00%29.03%22.58%0.00%

Gender of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Bone and joint pain61.54%38.46%

Age of people who have Bone and joint pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone and joint pain0.00%0.00%0.90%1.35%5.86%13.96%31.98%45.95%

Severity of Bone and joint pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone and joint pain0.00%61.90%38.10%0.00%

How people recovered from Bone and joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bone and joint pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (52 people, 18.98%)
  2. Hypertension (36 people, 13.14%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (28 people, 10.22%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (20 people, 7.30%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (17 people, 6.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (53 people, 19.34%)
  2. Lisinopril (37 people, 13.50%)
  3. Simvastatin (30 people, 10.95%)
  4. Actos (27 people, 9.85%)
  5. Lantus (26 people, 9.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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