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Review: could Metformin cause Eye pain?

We study 12,754 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

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,594 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Eye pain

Eye pain (latest reports from 76,022 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression.

On Sep, 23, 2014: 12,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 36 people (0.28%) have Eye Pain.

Trend of Eye pain in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Eye pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Eye pain40.00%0.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Eye pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Eye pain62.86%37.14%

Age of people who have Eye pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eye pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.41%37.04%18.52%37.04%

Severity of Eye pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Eye pain50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Eye pain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 13.89%)
  2. Hypertension (4 people, 11.11%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 8.33%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 8.33%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (5 people, 13.89%)
  2. Zometa (5 people, 13.89%)
  3. Lisinopril (5 people, 13.89%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people, 13.89%)
  5. Avandia (4 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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