Metformin and Addiction - drug - from FDA reports


Summary

Addiction - drug is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Norvasc, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Addiction - drug 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 Apr, 30, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 369 people (0.19%) have Addiction - Drug


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Addiction - drug?

Time on Metformin when people have Addiction - Drug *:

  • < 1 month: 77.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.19 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.19 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.03 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 51.18 %
  • male: 48.82 %

Age of people who have Addiction - Drug when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.66 %
  • 20-29: 9.21 %
  • 30-39: 11.18 %
  • 40-49: 16.78 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 37.17 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (44 people, 11.92%)
  • Pain (35 people, 9.49%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (28 people, 7.59%)
  • Depression (22 people, 5.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 5.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Norvasc (39 people, 10.57%)
  • Zoloft (32 people, 8.67%)
  • Neurontin (31 people, 8.40%)
  • Oxycontin (30 people, 8.13%)
  • Atenolol (29 people, 7.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypotension (52 people, 14.09%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (49 people, 13.28%)
  • Overdose (46 people, 12.47%)
  • Sopor (44 people, 11.92%)
  • Suicide Attempt (39 people, 10.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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