Review: could Metformin cause Blood pressure increased?
We study 97,230 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,411 have Blood pressure increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more.
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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,740 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.
Blood pressure increased
Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,178,924 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 97,217 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 3,331 people (3.43%) have Blood Pressure Increased. They amount to 0.28% of all the 1,193,567 people who have Blood Pressure Increased on eHealthMe.
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||21.29%||16.77%||13.55%||8.39%||20.65%||14.19%||5.16% |
Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Metformin * :
|Blood pressure increased||61.23%||38.77% |
Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Metformin * :
|Blood pressure increased||0.03%||0.03%||0.41%||1.19%||5.81%||13.74%||27.58%||51.21% |
Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||73.33%||26.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Blood pressure increased||13.64%||36.36%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (809 people, 24.29%)
- Hypertension (749 people, 22.49%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (421 people, 12.64%)
- Depression (221 people, 6.63%)
- Pain (156 people, 4.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (2,171 people, 65.18%)
- Aspirin (828 people, 24.86%)
- Lisinopril (643 people, 19.30%)
- Simvastatin (464 people, 13.93%)
- Metformin hydrochloride (397 people, 11.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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