Metformin and Blood pressure increased - from FDA reports


Summary

Blood pressure increased 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 Aspirin, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Blood pressure increased 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, 22, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 5,993 people (3.14%) have Blood Pressure Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Blood pressure increased?

Time on Metformin when people have Blood Pressure Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 29.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.67 %
  • 10+ years: 4.35 %

Gender of people who have Blood Pressure Increased when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 60.66 %
  • male: 39.34 %

Age of people who have Blood Pressure Increased when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.49 %
  • 20-29: 1.29 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 11.88 %
  • 50-59: 25.75 %
  • 60+: 55.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (1,557 people, 25.98%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (887 people, 14.80%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (727 people, 12.13%)
  • Depression (372 people, 6.21%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (297 people, 4.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (734 people, 12.25%)
  • Lisinopril (720 people, 12.01%)
  • Simvastatin (557 people, 9.29%)
  • Lipitor (535 people, 8.93%)
  • Lantus (436 people, 7.28%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (898 people, 14.98%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (834 people, 13.92%)
  • Fatigue (832 people, 13.88%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (811 people, 13.53%)
  • Pain (794 people, 13.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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