Metformin and Acinetobacter infection - from FDA reports


Acinetobacter infection is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Omeprazole, and have Cytomegalovirus infection. This review analyzes which people have Acinetobacter infection with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 191,114 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jun, 25, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 6 people (0.0%) have Acinetobacter infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Acinetobacter infection?

Gender of people who have Acinetobacter infection when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 40 %
  • male: 60 %

Age of people who have Acinetobacter infection when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Ulcerative Colitis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Preventive Health Care (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Cytomegalovirus Infection (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ramipril (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Omeprazole (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Metronidazole (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Furosemide (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Aspirin (3 people, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Staphylococcal Infection (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Drug Ineffective (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Cytomegalovirus Enteritis (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Candiduria (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Acute Kidney Failure (3 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Acinetobacter infection when taking Metformin?


Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 198,696 users)

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