Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Diverticulitis?
Summary: Diverticulitis is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 12,773 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis 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)
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 10,152 Diverticulitis patients)
On Mar, 11, 2015: 12,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 31 people (0.24%) have Diverticulitis.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Diverticulitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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, 22.58%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 16.13%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 16.13%)
- Arthralgia (3 people, 9.68%)
- Blood cholesterol (3 people, 9.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (14 people, 45.16%)
- Simvastatin (9 people, 29.03%)
- Lipitor (8 people, 25.81%)
- Prednisone (6 people, 19.35%)
- Flonase (5 people, 16.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Onglyza, Crestor, Farxiga for a 64-year old man with Diabetes, Lower Cholesterol. The patient has Swelling, Pain In Jaw, Nasal Congestion
Recent Metformin hydrochloride related drug comparison:
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- Comparions of Actos, Metformin, Onglyza for a 24-year old man who has Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent
- Comparions of Metformin, Klonopin, Celexa, Clozapine for a 55-year old woman who has Anxiety
- Comparions of Metformin, Januvia, Glipizide for a 44-year old man who has Type 2 Diabetes
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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