eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community

Personalized health information & community

  Tools
All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms       Ask question       Write review       Answered/ Unanswered       Reviews       Community

Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Gout?

Summary: Gout 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 12,771 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Gout. Find out below who they are, when they have Gout and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Metformin hydrochloride and have Gout >>>

 

 

 

 

Metformin hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,612 Metformin hydrochloride users)

Gout

Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain, diabetes. (latest reports from 13,673 Gout patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 12,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 35 people (0.27%) have Gout.

Trend of Gout in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Gout * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gout0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Gout when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Gout57.14%42.86%

Age of people who have Gout when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gout0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.33%30.00%20.00%46.67%

Severity of Gout when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gout16.67%50.00%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Gout ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 11.43%)
  2. Hypertension (4 people, 11.43%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (3 people, 8.57%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (3 people, 8.57%)
  5. Prostate cancer metastatic (2 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (8 people, 22.86%)
  2. Zometa (7 people, 20.00%)
  3. Furosemide (6 people, 17.14%)
  4. Crestor (6 people, 17.14%)
  5. Allopurinol (6 people, 17.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Get connected: join our support group of metformin hydrochloride and gout on

Do you have Gout while taking Metformin Hydrochloride?

You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Metformin hydrochloride and have Gout
- support group for people who take Metformin hydrochloride
- support group for people who have Gout

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

More questions for: Metformin hydrochloride, Gout

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Blood sugar level while taking veltrex
    I been taking Veltrex for a viral infection in my eye for 3 days and today my blood sugar was 448.My normal blood sugar runs around 146.
  • Lipitor caused gout attack.
    My doctor gave me Lipitor to lower my Collestoral (240). Three days later I had lower stomach pains and the beginning of a Gout attack on my foot. I stopped taking the drug after 4 days when the full blown Gout attack came. I had been watching my diet and had not had a Gout attack for two years (my first one). Nothing changed except the Lipitor. I have no doubt the attack was brought on by the Lipitor. If you have Gout DO NOT TAKE LIPITOR (or its generic). Im now in my second week of pain and it's terrible.
  • Hair loss with metformin hydrochloride usage
    I have been taking the drug Metformin Hydrochloride for about 5 months and definitely find that I am losing hair which is a problem I have never experienced. Always had the healthiest hair, no problems. Well, I am finding that I am losing lair significantly and feel that the manufacturer of this drug should post that this is a side effect as so many have been complaining of the same side effect. I also began having problems with my teeth and always prided myself of having great teeth with no problems. I also understand that if there is a deficiency of Vitamin B12 that this together with taking this drug can cause these issues of hair loss and mouth/teeth problems. Again; I feel this should be totally and more readily informed to anyone taking this drug. I don't feel that anyone should have to give up things important to them to maintain a healthy way of living...I am going to see my physician and discuss what other options that may exist as I am not feeling very comfortable with this drug and the side effects I am experiencing.
  • Ranexa and erectile dysfunction
    I have experienced moderate ED with taking multiple heart and NO meds. This has been manageable and acceptable. Cardiologist added Ranexa (Ranalozine) 3 weeks ago and I am now experiencing complete erectile and ejaculatory failure.
  • Victoza and liver cancer (cholangiocarcinoma)
    My husband was recently diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer after taking Victoza for several years. The doctor discontinued the Victoza when the cancer was diagnosed but he actually started feeling better after he stopped it until the cancer started progressing. Since cholangiocarcinoma nd pancreatic cancer are similar, is there a link between Victoza and cholangiocarcinoma?

More reviews for: Metformin hydrochloride, Gout

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • intermittent diarrhea with Metformin

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have been encountering these symptoms for almost two years. I have had blood tests more than 5 times. It all shows in WBC, fluctuate between 2700-3500 with marginal low platelets and the hematologist see it as borderline. Two ultrasound is done for my abdomen; prostate, bladder, kidneys, spline, liver and all showed normal.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • pain starts after taking metformin and eating also started after gastro bypass

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2015 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.