Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Uveitis?
Summary: Uveitis is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Actos, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
We study 12,761 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Uveitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Uveitis and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin hydrochloride 14,605 users)
Uveitis (inflammation of the uvea) has been reported by people with ankylosing spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis, macular degeneration, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Uveitis 4,986 patients)
On Dec, 19, 2014: 12,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 8 people (0.06%) have Uveitis.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Uveitis * :
Gender of people who have Uveitis when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Uveitis when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Severity of Uveitis when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Uveitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (2 people, 25.00%)
- Blood cholesterol (2 people, 25.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 25.00%)
- Macular degeneration (2 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Actos (7 people, 87.50%)
- Aspirin (5 people, 62.50%)
- Prednisolone (5 people, 62.50%)
- Allegra (3 people, 37.50%)
- Nasonex (3 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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