eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Tools
Browse by drug       Browse by condition       Feature support groups

Home > Metformin > Bladder cancer > Metformin and Bladder cancer

Review: could Metformin cause Bladder cancer?

We study 97,314 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 230 have Bladder cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder cancer and more.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Metformin and have Bladder cancer >>>

Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,833 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer (latest reports from 25,116 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 97,239 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 230 people (0.24%) have Bladder Cancer.

Trend of Bladder cancer in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Bladder cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bladder cancer0.00%21.74%0.00%26.09%4.35%47.83%0.00%

Gender of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Bladder cancer19.47%80.53%

Age of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bladder cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.37%89.63%

Severity of Bladder cancer when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bladder cancer0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bladder cancer ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bladder cancer0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (87 people, 37.83%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (85 people, 36.96%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (26 people, 11.30%)
  4. Erectile dysfunction (26 people, 11.30%)
  5. Hyperlipidaemia (25 people, 10.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (155 people, 67.39%)
  2. Actos (142 people, 61.74%)
  3. Aspirin (79 people, 34.35%)
  4. Furosemide (50 people, 21.74%)
  5. Metformin hydrochloride (41 people, 17.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Bladder Cancer while taking Metformin?

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Metformin and have Bladder Cancer
- support group for people who take Metformin
- support group for people who have Bladder Cancer

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I just want to know if I can still get pregnant while taking my medication for diabetic, I been taking Metformin for 4 months now.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • I recover from the stiffness after sleeping on or using a heating pad for a few hours. Notice if my sugar level gets low that's when the stiffness happens

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Metformin, Bladder cancer

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Olfactory issues due to metformin use
    I've found that the metformin does not smell especially bad, but when I first started taking it, I could smell something horrible - to the point where I pulled apart my cupboards and fridge, fully expecting to find some maggot-riddled rotting meat. Eventually I realized I was smelling normal smel ...

  • Metformin changes in mentrual cycle
    At age 55, I started to enter menopause. When it began to taper off a couple of years ago, only one ovary was functioning, and my periods lasted only 1-2 days with minimal flow. Hadn't had a period in 4 months. Still had some PMS symptoms, but no flow. Was prescribed Metformin for pre-diabetes. My ...

  • Metformin induced psoriatiform drug eruption
    I'm a medical professional and I found psoratiform drug eruptions on my glans penis after taking metformin. This is the second time it has come and made me investigate the scenario myself. Lesions are scaly erythematous lesions and I am currently using low potency topical steroids after discontinuin ...

More reviews for: Metformin, Bladder cancer

On eHealthMe, Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used for type 2 diabetes. Find out below the conditions Metformin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Metformin used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Chest Pain

- Excessive Masturbation

- Fastin for Weight Loss

- Lialda

- Benadryl

 

Recent user comments

- "Had clogged ears with ear wax this week. Got them cle ... " (45 minutes ago)

- "My son also has epilepsy. His seisures are always un ... " (2 hours ago)

- "Recently increased dose to 60 mg/day. Pic started ab ... " (9 hours ago)

 

Recent searches

- Lidocaine Hydrochloride Preservative Free Abraxis Pharm 2
- Maxzide
- Elevated Liver Enzymes
- Increased Thirst
- Tongue Biting

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.