Metformin and Coughing - from FDA reports
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 Rheumatoid arthritis. 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 Jul, 21, 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:
Time on Metformin when people have Coughing *:
- < 1 month: 19.7 %
- 1 - 6 months: 39.39 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.58 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.06 %
- 2 - 5 years: 19.7 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
- 10+ years: 3.03 %
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 *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (271 people, 8.47%)
- Asthma (237 people, 7.41%)
- Depression (173 people, 5.41%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (159 people, 4.97%)
- Pain (151 people, 4.72%)
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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