Metformin and Emotional distress - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Emotional distress 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, 07, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 828 people (0.43%) have Emotional Distress


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Emotional distress?

Time on Metformin when people have Emotional Distress *:

  • < 1 month: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.31 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 44.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.46 %
  • 10+ years: 1.54 %

Gender of people who have Emotional Distress when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 64.51 %
  • male: 35.49 %

Age of people who have Emotional Distress when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.14 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.39 %
  • 20-29: 14.67 %
  • 30-39: 17.07 %
  • 40-49: 16.93 %
  • 50-59: 18.62 %
  • 60+: 29.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (150 people, 18.12%)
  • Birth Control (136 people, 16.43%)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (109 people, 13.16%)
  • Polycystic Ovary Disease (97 people, 11.71%)
  • Pain (79 people, 9.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yasmin (203 people, 24.52%)
  • Yaz (195 people, 23.55%)
  • Lisinopril (183 people, 22.10%)
  • Aspirin (144 people, 17.39%)
  • Trasylol (131 people, 15.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (589 people, 71.14%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (565 people, 68.24%)
  • Injury (474 people, 57.25%)
  • Anhedonia (206 people, 24.88%)
  • Depression (183 people, 22.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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