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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 mellitus.

We study 97,351 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,857 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,884 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Trend of metformin reports

Chest pain

Chest pain (latest reports from 929,902 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

Trend of Chest pain reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 97,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 2,859 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 pain11.36%12.12%8.33%18.18%31.82%18.18%0.00%

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%15.09%28.38%48.02%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain6.25%62.50%25.00%6.25%

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, 20.04%)
  2. Hypertension (412 people, 14.41%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (350 people, 12.24%)
  4. Depression (171 people, 5.98%)
  5. Pain (156 people, 5.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (1,946 people, 68.07%)
  2. Aspirin (915 people, 32.00%)
  3. Lisinopril (576 people, 20.15%)
  4. Simvastatin (446 people, 15.60%)
  5. Lipitor (428 people, 14.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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