Metformin and Chest pain - from FDA reports
Chest pain is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 4,394 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,350 users)
Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 195,952 Chest pain patients).
On Jan, 22, 2017
176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 4,394 people (2.49%) have Chest Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Chest Pain *:
- < 1 month: 12.78 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.78 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 21.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.11 %
- 10+ years: 0.56 %
Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Metformin *:
- female: 55.91 %
- male: 44.09 %
Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.11 %
- 2-9: 0.08 %
- 10-19: 0.66 %
- 20-29: 1.66 %
- 30-39: 5.25 %
- 40-49: 13.58 %
- 50-59: 27.39 %
- 60+: 51.27 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (959 people, 21.83%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (687 people, 15.63%)
- High Blood Pressure (629 people, 14.31%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (446 people, 10.15%)
- Depression (227 people, 5.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (755 people, 17.18%)
- Lisinopril (619 people, 14.09%)
- Lipitor (519 people, 11.81%)
- Simvastatin (490 people, 11.15%)
- Plavix (429 people, 9.76%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (1,301 people, 29.61%)
- Nausea (750 people, 17.07%)
- Fatigue (628 people, 14.29%)
- Dizziness (627 people, 14.27%)
- High Blood Pressure (589 people, 13.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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