Metformin hydrochloride and Bladder cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

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:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Bladder cancer?

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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