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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Chest pain with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 199,020 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 11, 2017
199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 4,807 people (2.42%) have Chest pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Chest pain *:
- < 1 month: 12.94 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.92 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.45 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18.91 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.87 %
- 5 - 10 years: 14.93 %
- 10+ years: 1.0 %
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Metformin *:
- female: 55.65 %
- male: 44.35 %
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.1 %
- 2-9: 0.1 %
- 10-19: 0.66 %
- 20-29: 1.55 %
- 30-39: 5.18 %
- 40-49: 13.28 %
- 50-59: 27.55 %
- 60+: 51.59 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (690 people, 14.35%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (484 people, 10.07%)
- Pain (247 people, 5.14%)
- Depression (237 people, 4.93%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (232 people, 4.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (756 people, 15.73%)
- Lisinopril (619 people, 12.88%)
- Lipitor (553 people, 11.50%)
- Simvastatin (491 people, 10.21%)
- Plavix (452 people, 9.40%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (1,426 people, 29.67%)
- Nausea (808 people, 16.81%)
- Fatigue (691 people, 14.37%)
- Dizziness (691 people, 14.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (640 people, 13.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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