Metformin and Coughing - from FDA reports


Summary

Coughing is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Coughing 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 Sep, 20, 2017

199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 3,199 people (1.61%) have Coughing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Coughing?

Time on Metformin when people have Coughing *:

  • < 1 month: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.08 %
  • 10+ years: 3.08 %

Gender of people who have Coughing when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 60.46 %
  • male: 39.54 %

Age of people who have Coughing when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 0.4 %
  • 20-29: 0.71 %
  • 30-39: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 9.86 %
  • 50-59: 25.58 %
  • 60+: 60.04 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (504 people, 15.75%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (339 people, 10.60%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (271 people, 8.47%)
  • Asthma (237 people, 7.41%)
  • Depression (173 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (382 people, 11.94%)
  • Lisinopril (380 people, 11.88%)
  • Lantus (282 people, 8.82%)
  • Lipitor (277 people, 8.66%)
  • Simvastatin (249 people, 7.78%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (851 people, 26.60%)
  • Fatigue (541 people, 16.91%)
  • Nausea (505 people, 15.79%)
  • Fever (424 people, 13.25%)
  • Diarrhea (409 people, 12.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 206,746 users)

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Coughing has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 149,331 Coughing patients).

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