Metformin hydrochloride and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports
Diverticulitis is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Diverticulitis 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 Oct, 08, 2017
16,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride.
Among them, 49 people (0.29%) have Diverticulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Diverticulitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 50 %
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:
- female: 59.18 %
- male: 40.82 %
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.17 %
- 40-49: 10.87 %
- 50-59: 30.43 %
- 60+: 56.52 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 22.45%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people, 16.33%)
- High Blood Pressure (8 people, 16.33%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 16.33%)
- Sleep Disorder (6 people, 12.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lipitor (11 people, 22.45%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 20.41%)
- Simvastatin (8 people, 16.33%)
- Lexapro (7 people, 14.29%)
- Lisinopril (6 people, 12.24%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Malaise (10 people, 20.41%)
- Pain (9 people, 18.37%)
- Nausea (9 people, 18.37%)
- Joint Pain (9 people, 18.37%)
- Muscle Spasms (8 people, 16.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hey everyone, I am new to the group. My husband is suffering a bad bout of diverticulitis and all he is doing is sleeping-even in the middle of the day. Is this normal? He hasn't gone to the doctor yet and is hoping he can beat it in his own. I finally called the doctor but in the meanwhile, I'm ...
I am dive inker type two since 2012 and take three Tim a day 500 mg Metformine. My blood sugar in the morning before breakfast vary from 95 to 140 mg/ dl. Since last week I took Pharmaton and will know about effect in blood sugar.
User reviews to the study
I am mortified that I'm having so many issues. My Colon is riddled with diverticulitis and I believe it's due to immitrex. MY migraines are pain level 10 lasting 5 day so I had no choice but to load up on the meds. Now I'm in Agony with my stomach. I'm feeling so down right now.
I was on nuvigil for about two years with prior episodes of diverticulitis. I've been off nuvigil for several months and was recently hospitalized for seven days. Immediately, the docs were pushing for surgery. I'm going on about 2-3 weeks for a second opinion. I started my nuvigil today and ...