Metformin and Coronary heart disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Coronary heart disease is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Avandia, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Coronary heart disease with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 191,114 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 1,615 people (0.85%) have Coronary Heart Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Metformin when people have Coronary Heart Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 3.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.48 %
  • 10+ years: 3.26 %

Gender of people who have Coronary Heart Disease when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 36.47 %
  • male: 63.53 %

Age of people who have Coronary Heart Disease when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.07 %
  • 20-29: 0.51 %
  • 30-39: 2.49 %
  • 40-49: 13.74 %
  • 50-59: 33.19 %
  • 60+: 49.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (558 people, 34.55%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (284 people, 17.59%)
  • High Blood Pressure (150 people, 9.29%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (83 people, 5.14%)
  • Depression (51 people, 3.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avandia (855 people, 52.94%)
  • Aspirin (348 people, 21.55%)
  • Lisinopril (344 people, 21.30%)
  • Lipitor (332 people, 20.56%)
  • Plavix (246 people, 15.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Heart Attack (744 people, 46.07%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (475 people, 29.41%)
  • High Blood Pressure (284 people, 17.59%)
  • Chest Pain (222 people, 13.75%)
  • Pain (214 people, 13.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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