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Review: could Metformin cause Chest pain?

We study 97,185 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 100,671 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.

Chest pain

Chest pain (latest reports from 927,404 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 97,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 2,859 people (2.94%) have Chest Pain. They amount to 0.31% of all the 927,296 people who have Chest Pain on eHealthMe.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • Having progressively worsening chest pain from last night until this afternoon and still getting worse.

    Reply

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