Metformin hydrochloride and Bladder cancer - from FDA reports
Bladder cancer is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Actos, and have Dyslipidaemia. This review analyzes which people have Bladder cancer with Metformin hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,881 people who have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
16,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride.
Among them, 126 people (0.75%) have Bladder cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Bladder cancer *:
- < 1 month: 16.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:
- female: 25 %
- male: 75 %
Age of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.19 %
- 20-29: 1.19 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 13.1 %
- 60+: 84.52 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (6 people, 4.76%)
- Dyslipidaemia (6 people, 4.76%)
- Insulin-Requiring Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (4 people, 3.17%)
- Stent (1 person, 0.79%)
- Multiple Myeloma (1 person, 0.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Actos (79 people, 62.70%)
- Januvia (18 people, 14.29%)
- Amaryl (17 people, 13.49%)
- Lantus (13 people, 10.32%)
- Glucotrol (12 people, 9.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Death (19 people, 15.08%)
- Haematuria (11 people, 8.73%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (6 people, 4.76%)
- Oedema (5 people, 3.97%)
- Chest Pain (5 people, 3.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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User reviews to the study
I have been hospitalized 2 times in 1 week for hyponatremia. First episode was from gastroenteritis and excessive diarrhea. But then the diarrhea stopped for about a week. I had to cut my metformin dose down while sick as it upset my gi tract. Stools became more normal for about a week. Second ...
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Hi - My best friend was recently diagnosed with bladder tumor during a diagnostic cystoscopy It was an incidental find as he had the Cysto done due to hematuria in urine. He had a cystoscopy in October and there was no tumor noted in bladder then. He's been on victoza approximately ...
I have been taking Jentadueto ( metformin plus something else ..) for 3 years now, plus 81 mg aspiriin for diabetes. I am 64 years old. I had blood in my stool about two month ago. It was a lot. I freaked out. No pain and no other symptoms. I went to a family doctor and then to a ...
My blood pressure has been going up since on Metformin. I'm, also, on bp meds. I need to bring down my A1c, but metformin hasn't helped much. I'm more worried about my blood pressure right now. Enjoying an easy morning at home and bp reads 152/80 with pulse of 63. I'm 63 years old.