Review: could Metformin cause Asthma?
Summary: Asthma is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Asthma.
We study 97,464 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 553 have Asthma. Find out below who they are, when they have Asthma and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,000 Metformin users)
Asthma has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 84,444 Asthma patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 97,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 553 people (0.57%) have Asthma.
Time on Metformin when people have Asthma * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Asthma when taking Metformin * :
Age of people who have Asthma when taking Metformin * :
Severity of Asthma when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Asthma ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (136 people, 24.59%)
- Diabetes mellitus (112 people, 20.25%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (56 people, 10.13%)
- Hypertension (52 people, 9.40%)
- Depression (37 people, 6.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (373 people, 67.45%)
- Aspirin (157 people, 28.39%)
- Albuterol (105 people, 18.99%)
- Lisinopril (101 people, 18.26%)
- Singulair (93 people, 16.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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