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 has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,000 Metformin users)
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.
Time on Metformin when people have Chest pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest pain||11.19%||11.94%||8.21%||18.66%||31.34%||17.91%||0.75% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Metformin * :
|Chest pain||55.54%||44.46% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Metformin * :
|Chest pain||0.11%||0.04%||0.90%||1.88%||5.57%||15.12%||28.36%||48.03% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest pain||5.56%||66.67%||22.22%||5.56% |
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (573 people, 20.03%)
- Hypertension (413 people, 14.44%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (351 people, 12.27%)
- Depression (172 people, 6.01%)
- Pain (156 people, 5.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (1,946 people, 68.02%)
- Aspirin (916 people, 32.02%)
- Lisinopril (576 people, 20.13%)
- Simvastatin (446 people, 15.59%)
- Lipitor (428 people, 14.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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