Metformin and Emotional distress - from FDA reports
Emotional distress 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 Yasmin, and have Diabetes . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 814 have Emotional distress. Find out below who they are, when they have Emotional distress and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,350 users)
Emotional distress has been reported by people with birth control, acne, pain, coronary artery bypass, depression (latest reports from 48,297 Emotional distress patients).
On Jan, 24, 2017
176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 814 people (0.46%) have Emotional Distress
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Emotional Distress *:
- < 1 month: 7.69 %
- 1 - 6 months: 10.77 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.23 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.15 %
- 2 - 5 years: 49.23 %
- 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
- 10+ years: 1.54 %
Gender of people who have Emotional Distress when taking Metformin *:
- female: 64.81 %
- male: 35.19 %
Age of people who have Emotional Distress when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.14 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.29 %
- 20-29: 14.88 %
- 30-39: 17.17 %
- 40-49: 17.17 %
- 50-59: 18.31 %
- 60+: 28.9 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (145 people, 17.81%)
- Birth Control (135 people, 16.58%)
- Coronary Artery Bypass (109 people, 13.39%)
- Polycystic Ovary Disease (97 people, 11.92%)
- Pain (77 people, 9.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Yasmin (203 people, 24.94%)
- Yaz (195 people, 23.96%)
- Lisinopril (183 people, 22.48%)
- Aspirin (144 people, 17.69%)
- Trasylol (131 people, 16.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (585 people, 71.87%)
- Stress And Anxiety (561 people, 68.92%)
- Injury (471 people, 57.86%)
- Anhedonia (205 people, 25.18%)
- Depression (181 people, 22.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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