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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Blood pressure increased with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 199,020 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 6,208 people (3.12%) 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: 27.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.66 %
  • 10+ years: 3.66 %

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

  • female: 60.77 %
  • male: 39.23 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.47 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 5.24 %
  • 40-49: 11.78 %
  • 50-59: 25.58 %
  • 60+: 55.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (753 people, 12.13%)
  • Depression (378 people, 6.09%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (327 people, 5.27%)
  • Pain (289 people, 4.66%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (223 people, 3.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (734 people, 11.82%)
  • Lisinopril (720 people, 11.60%)
  • Simvastatin (558 people, 8.99%)
  • Lipitor (551 people, 8.88%)
  • Lantus (450 people, 7.25%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (929 people, 14.96%)
  • Fatigue (867 people, 13.97%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (856 people, 13.79%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (836 people, 13.47%)
  • Pain (815 people, 13.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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