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Review: could Metformin cause Chest pain?

Summary: 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 Metformin hcl, and have Diabetes.

We study 97,464 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,861 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,000 Metformin users)

Chest pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,838 Chest pain patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 97,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 2,861 people (2.94%) have Chest Pain.

Trend of Chest pain in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain11.19%11.94%8.21%18.66%31.34%17.91%0.75%

Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Chest pain55.54%44.46%

Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest pain0.11%0.04%0.90%1.88%5.57%15.12%28.36%48.03%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain5.56%66.67%22.22%5.56%

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (573 people, 20.03%)
  2. Hypertension (413 people, 14.44%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (351 people, 12.27%)
  4. Depression (172 people, 6.01%)
  5. Pain (156 people, 5.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (1,946 people, 68.02%)
  2. Aspirin (916 people, 32.02%)
  3. Lisinopril (576 people, 20.13%)
  4. Simvastatin (446 people, 15.59%)
  5. Lipitor (428 people, 14.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Smoker
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    Alcohol

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  • From this study (1 year ago):


  • pain n the chest came first time and lasted a few minutes and second pain in chest 2 or 3 hours later and lasted few minutes.

    pain in the arm starting from the hand and going up, during the second chest pain.

    was very nauseous few days prior to pain and felt dizziness, this happened at night when I went to sleep.

    Thank you.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • history of gastric bypass 2009

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