Metformin and Asthma - from FDA reports
Asthma 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 Singulair, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Asthma with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 176,252 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Feb, 23, 2017
176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 902 people (0.51%) have Asthma
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Asthma *:
- < 1 month: 30 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 30 %
Gender of people who have Asthma when taking Metformin *:
- female: 77.42 %
- male: 22.58 %
Age of people who have Asthma when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.76 %
- 20-29: 2.13 %
- 30-39: 7.77 %
- 40-49: 17.23 %
- 50-59: 30.79 %
- 60+: 41.31 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (194 people, 21.51%)
- High Blood Pressure (103 people, 11.42%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (94 people, 10.42%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (77 people, 8.54%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (59 people, 6.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Singulair (176 people, 19.51%)
- Aspirin (144 people, 15.96%)
- Lisinopril (124 people, 13.75%)
- Advair Diskus 100/50 (124 people, 13.75%)
- Lipitor (119 people, 13.19%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (215 people, 23.84%)
- Chest Pain (155 people, 17.18%)
- Pneumonia (152 people, 16.85%)
- High Blood Pressure (139 people, 15.41%)
- Cough (137 people, 15.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Asthma when taking Metformin?
Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,434 users)
Asthma has been reported by people with asthma, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 124,054 Asthma patients).
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