Metformin and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports
Diverticulitis 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 Diverticulitis 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, 22, 2017
199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 418 people (0.21%) have Diverticulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Diverticulitis *:
- < 1 month: 16.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
- 10+ years: 16.67 %
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Metformin *:
- female: 61.19 %
- male: 38.81 %
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.29 %
- 30-39: 0.59 %
- 40-49: 12.35 %
- 50-59: 25.0 %
- 60+: 61.76 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (38 people, 9.09%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (31 people, 7.42%)
- Multiple Myeloma (26 people, 6.22%)
- Depression (23 people, 5.50%)
- Pain (20 people, 4.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (62 people, 14.83%)
- Simvastatin (50 people, 11.96%)
- Lantus (50 people, 11.96%)
- Lisinopril (42 people, 10.05%)
- Lipitor (42 people, 10.05%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diarrhea (79 people, 18.90%)
- Nausea (76 people, 18.18%)
- Dizziness (60 people, 14.35%)
- Pain (58 people, 13.88%)
- Breathing Difficulty (56 people, 13.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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