Metformin and Asthma - from FDA reports


Summary

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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Asthma with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 199,020 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 07, 2017

199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 1,031 people (0.52%) have Asthma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Asthma?

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: 76.42 %
  • male: 23.58 %

Age of people who have Asthma when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.67 %
  • 20-29: 2.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.93 %
  • 40-49: 16.13 %
  • 50-59: 31.73 %
  • 60+: 42.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (117 people, 11.35%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (82 people, 7.95%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (67 people, 6.50%)
  • Depression (66 people, 6.40%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (65 people, 6.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (198 people, 19.20%)
  • Aspirin (144 people, 13.97%)
  • Lipitor (129 people, 12.51%)
  • Lisinopril (124 people, 12.03%)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (124 people, 12.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (268 people, 25.99%)
  • Chest Pain (175 people, 16.97%)
  • Pneumonia (171 people, 16.59%)
  • Cough (164 people, 15.91%)
  • High Blood Pressure (156 people, 15.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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