Review: could Metformin cause Leg pain?
Summary: Leg pain could be caused by Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Glyburide, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 12,739 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.
On Apr, 7, 2014: 12,527 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 3 people (0.02%) have Leg Pain. They amount to 0.15% of all the 1,972 people who have Leg Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Leg pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Leg pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Leg pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Leg pain||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Leg pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Leg pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Severity of Leg pain when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg pain||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Leg pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes (2 people, 66.67%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 33.33%)
- Asthma (1 people, 33.33%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (1 people, 33.33%)
- Low density lipoprotein (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Glyburide (1 people, 33.33%)
- Singulair (1 people, 33.33%)
- Byetta (1 people, 33.33%)
- Lipitor (1 people, 33.33%)
- Pravastatin sodium (1 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin hydrochloride) is often used for diabetes. Find out below the conditions Metformin Hydrochloride is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (4 months ago):
Linagliptina to control The diabetes
And for The pain gabapentina and diclofenaco
I'm using omeprazol to control The acidosis
And tadafil to control eréctil disfuntion
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