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Review: could Metformin cause Blood pressure increased (High blood pressure)?

We study 97,314 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,332 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.

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Metformin

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

Blood pressure increased

Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,143,390 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 97,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 3,332 people (3.42%) have Blood Pressure Increased.

Trend of Blood pressure increased in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Blood pressure increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blood pressure increased21.15%16.67%13.46%8.33%20.51%14.10%5.77%

Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Blood pressure increased61.21%38.79%

Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blood pressure increased0.03%0.03%0.41%1.19%5.81%13.73%27.57%51.22%

Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Blood pressure increased0.00%74.19%25.81%0.00%

How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Blood pressure increased13.04%34.78%52.17%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (809 people, 24.28%)
  2. Hypertension (749 people, 22.48%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (421 people, 12.64%)
  4. Depression (221 people, 6.63%)
  5. Pain (156 people, 4.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (2,171 people, 65.16%)
  2. Aspirin (828 people, 24.85%)
  3. Lisinopril (643 people, 19.30%)
  4. Simvastatin (464 people, 13.93%)
  5. Metformin hydrochloride (397 people, 11.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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