Review: Diverticulitis in Metformin
This is a review of Diverticulitis by studying 9,493 people who take Metformin. We analyze: the time on Metformin when people have Diverticulitis, gender and age of these people, the severity of Diverticulitis, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Metformin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Metformin hydrochloride include nausea, nausea aggravated, blood glucose increased, renal failure acute, lactic acidosis.
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.
On Dec, 6, 2013: 9,493 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 28 people (0.29%) have Diverticulitis.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Diverticulitis * :
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Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (7 people, 25.00%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 17.86%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 17.86%)
- Multiple myeloma (3 people, 10.71%)
- Arthralgia (3 people, 10.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (13 people, 46.43%)
- Simvastatin (8 people, 28.57%)
- Lipitor (8 people, 28.57%)
- Prednisone (5 people, 17.86%)
- Byetta (5 people, 17.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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