Metformin hydrochloride and Gout - from FDA reports


Summary

Gout is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Gout 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, 24, 2017

16,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride.
Among them, 34 people (0.2%) have Gout


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Gout?

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Gout *:

  • < 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 Gout when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:

  • female: 40.62 %
  • male: 59.38 %

Age of people who have Gout when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 14.71%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (4 people, 11.76%)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people, 8.82%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 8.82%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (2 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (11 people, 32.35%)
  • Lasix (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Aspirin (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Crestor (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Allopurinol (6 people, 17.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (17 people, 50.00%)
  • Rashes (13 people, 38.24%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 35.29%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (12 people, 35.29%)
  • Fatigue (11 people, 32.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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