Metformin and Bladder cancer - from FDA reports
Bladder cancer is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Actos, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Bladder cancer 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, 19, 2017
191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 2,270 people (1.19%) have Bladder Cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Bladder Cancer *:
- < 1 month: 0.52 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.96 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.43 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 32.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 25.04 %
- 10+ years: 13.04 %
Gender of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Metformin *:
- female: 20.71 %
- male: 79.29 %
Age of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.61 %
- 20-29: 0.41 %
- 30-39: 0.41 %
- 40-49: 1.02 %
- 50-59: 12.68 %
- 60+: 84.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (2,059 people, 90.70%)
- Diabetes (520 people, 22.91%)
- High Blood Pressure (35 people, 1.54%)
- Pain (28 people, 1.23%)
- Multiple Myeloma (28 people, 1.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Actos (1,985 people, 87.44%)
- Glucophage (661 people, 29.12%)
- Glucotrol (603 people, 26.56%)
- Januvia (553 people, 24.36%)
- Lantus (476 people, 20.97%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Death (435 people, 19.16%)
- Haematuria (82 people, 3.61%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (69 people, 3.04%)
- Breathing Difficulty (38 people, 1.67%)
- Pain (37 people, 1.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Bladder cancer when taking Metformin?
Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 198,499 users)
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