Metformin and Brain injury - from FDA reports
Brain injury is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Brain injury 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 Oct, 03, 2017
199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 1,684 people (0.85%) have Brain injury
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Brain injury *:
- < 1 month: 19.61 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.49 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.69 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.8 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.65 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.8 %
- 10+ years: 1.96 %
Gender of people who have Brain injury when taking Metformin *:
- female: 61.2 %
- male: 38.8 %
Age of people who have Brain injury when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.07 %
- 10-19: 0.52 %
- 20-29: 1.34 %
- 30-39: 2.9 %
- 40-49: 8.1 %
- 50-59: 20.58 %
- 60+: 66.42 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (250 people, 14.85%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (189 people, 11.22%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (132 people, 7.84%)
- Depression (105 people, 6.24%)
- Pain (82 people, 4.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (225 people, 13.36%)
- Lipitor (162 people, 9.62%)
- Lantus (157 people, 9.32%)
- Lisinopril (153 people, 9.09%)
- Lasix (151 people, 8.97%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fall (687 people, 40.80%)
- Fatigue (261 people, 15.50%)
- Pain (258 people, 15.32%)
- Dizziness (241 people, 14.31%)
- Nausea (229 people, 13.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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