Review: could Metformin cause Eye pain?
We study 12,751 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Eye pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Eye pain and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,594 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.
Eye pain (latest reports from 75,808 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 19, 2014: 12,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 36 people (0.28%) have Eye Pain. They amount to 0.05% of all the 75,681 people who have Eye Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Eye pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Eye pain||40.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Eye pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Eye pain||62.86%||37.14% |
Age of people who have Eye pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Eye pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.41%||37.04%||18.52%||37.04% |
Severity of Eye pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Eye pain||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Eye pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 13.89%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 11.11%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 8.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 8.33%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (5 people, 13.89%)
- Zometa (5 people, 13.89%)
- Lisinopril (5 people, 13.89%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people, 13.89%)
- Avandia (4 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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