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 12,766 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.
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Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,611 Metformin hydrochloride users)
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 13,649 Gout patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 12,766 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 35 people (0.27%) have Gout.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Gout * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Gout when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Gout when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Severity of Gout when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Gout ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 11.43%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 11.43%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (3 people, 8.57%)
- Multiple myeloma (3 people, 8.57%)
- Prostate cancer metastatic (2 people, 5.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (8 people, 22.86%)
- Zometa (7 people, 20.00%)
- Furosemide (6 people, 17.14%)
- Crestor (6 people, 17.14%)
- Allopurinol (6 people, 17.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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