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Review: could Metformin cause Neuropathy peripheral?

We study 12,759 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 86 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral and more.

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Metformin hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,598 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Neuropathy peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) (latest reports from 203,821 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 12,759 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 86 people (0.67%) have Neuropathy Peripheral.

Trend of Neuropathy peripheral in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Neuropathy peripheral * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%20.00%0.00%60.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Neuropathy peripheral57.47%42.53%

Age of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.18%22.06%23.53%38.24%

Severity of Neuropathy peripheral when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Neuropathy peripheral25.00%0.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Neuropathy peripheral ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Neuropathy peripheral0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (15 people, 17.44%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (12 people, 13.95%)
  3. Hypertension (12 people, 13.95%)
  4. Anxiety (12 people, 13.95%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (11 people, 12.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (27 people, 31.40%)
  2. Prevacid (23 people, 26.74%)
  3. Aspirin (22 people, 25.58%)
  4. Actos (20 people, 23.26%)
  5. Seroquel (17 people, 19.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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