Metformin and Addiction - drug - from FDA reports
Addiction - drug is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zoloft, and have Pain . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 330 have Addiction - drug. Find out below who they are, when they have Addiction - drug and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,363 users)
Addiction - Drug
Addiction - drug has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, drug abuse, pain, depression (latest reports from 39,937 Addiction - drug patients).
On Feb, 21, 2017
176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 330 people (0.19%) have Addiction - Drug
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Addiction - Drug *:
- < 1 month: 78.89 %
- 1 - 6 months: 5.56 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.78 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.11 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Metformin *:
- female: 49.68 %
- male: 50.32 %
Age of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.36 %
- 20-29: 10.0 %
- 30-39: 11.79 %
- 40-49: 16.43 %
- 50-59: 22.5 %
- 60+: 38.93 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (33 people, 10.00%)
- Diabetes (30 people, 9.09%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (28 people, 8.48%)
- Depression (21 people, 6.36%)
- Intentional Self-Injury (19 people, 5.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zoloft (32 people, 9.70%)
- Neurontin (31 people, 9.39%)
- Oxycontin (29 people, 8.79%)
- Atenolol (29 people, 8.79%)
- Norvasc (28 people, 8.48%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (51 people, 15.45%)
- Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 14.24%)
- Overdose (44 people, 13.33%)
- Sopor (36 people, 10.91%)
- Suicide Attempt (31 people, 9.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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