Review: could Metformin cause Indigestion?
Summary: Indigestion could be caused by Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
We study 12,739 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 101 have Indigestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Indigestion and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 12,527 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 101 people (0.81%) have Indigestion. They amount to 0.04% of all the 247,590 people who have Indigestion on eHealthMe.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Indigestion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Indigestion when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Indigestion when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Severity of Indigestion when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Indigestion ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (32 people, 31.68%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 17.82%)
- Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 16.83%)
- Pain (11 people, 10.89%)
- Metastatic neoplasm (7 people, 6.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (22 people, 21.78%)
- Byetta (21 people, 20.79%)
- Avandia (16 people, 15.84%)
- Januvia (14 people, 13.86%)
- Gliclazide (14 people, 13.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Related topic: Metformin hydrochloride, Indigestion
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From this study (3 months ago):
Problems digesting food, bowel irregularity, blood in feces, blood from bowel, extreme bruising, reoccurring acid reflux, fatigue and muscle pain which interrupts physical exercise program.
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