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Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Summary: Neuropathy peripheral is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Depression.

We study 12,773 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride 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 has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,614 Metformin hydrochloride users)

Neuropathy peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 27,673 Neuropathy peripheral patients)

On Mar, 5, 2015: 12,773 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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  • I eat a low carb, high protein, high fat diet to help control diabetes. Fasting Insulin levels are at the very bottom of the normal range. I exercise a lot, average 2+ hours a day riding a bicycle at 16-18 mph, plus occasional running and swimming.

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    doc moc on Mar, 27, 2013:

    so how goes youre fight with MORBID obesity? have you tried to get a prescription for gluten free cocaine? wouldnt want to mess up your flora now would we just out of curiosity what was your caloric intake today?

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    doc moc on Mar, 26, 2013:

    have you heard of the medications called dont, eat and so much i mean for godsakkes morbid obesity? prevention is worth a pound (or several hundred) of cure! have you heard this ????? GET SERIOUS!!!!!

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