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. This review analyzes which people have Chest pain with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 191,114 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 23, 2017
191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 4,656 people (2.44%) have Chest Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Chest Pain *:
- < 1 month: 13.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.5 %
- 10+ years: 1.0 %
Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Metformin *:
- female: 55.84 %
- male: 44.16 %
Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.1 %
- 2-9: 0.1 %
- 10-19: 0.63 %
- 20-29: 1.59 %
- 30-39: 5.25 %
- 40-49: 13.42 %
- 50-59: 27.62 %
- 60+: 51.28 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (1,029 people, 22.10%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (729 people, 15.66%)
- High Blood Pressure (672 people, 14.43%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (471 people, 10.12%)
- Pain (236 people, 5.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (756 people, 16.24%)
- Lisinopril (619 people, 13.29%)
- Lipitor (541 people, 11.62%)
- Simvastatin (490 people, 10.52%)
- Plavix (447 people, 9.60%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (1,388 people, 29.81%)
- Nausea (779 people, 16.73%)
- Dizziness (666 people, 14.30%)
- Fatigue (663 people, 14.24%)
- High Blood Pressure (621 people, 13.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 198,499 users)
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