Review: could Metformin cause Blood pressure increased (High blood pressure)?
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 Metformin hcl, and have Diabetes.
We study 97,488 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,322 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,018 Metformin users)
Blood pressure increased
Blood pressure increased has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 329,635 Blood pressure increased patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 97,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 3,322 people (3.41%) have Blood Pressure Increased.
Time on Metformin when people have Blood pressure increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood pressure increased||21.57%||16.99%||13.73%||8.50%||20.26%||13.07%||5.88% |
Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Metformin * :
|Blood pressure increased||61.27%||38.73% |
Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Metformin * :
|Blood pressure increased||0.03%||0.03%||0.41%||1.23%||5.84%||13.76%||27.35%||51.35% |
Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Blood pressure increased||5.00%||40.00%||55.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (807 people, 24.29%)
- Hypertension (749 people, 22.55%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (421 people, 12.67%)
- Depression (221 people, 6.65%)
- Pain (155 people, 4.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (2,164 people, 65.14%)
- Aspirin (826 people, 24.86%)
- Lisinopril (640 people, 19.27%)
- Simvastatin (462 people, 13.91%)
- Metformin hydrochloride (394 people, 11.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Metformin for a 60-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes. The patient has Heart Rate Irregular
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