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Review: could Metformin cause Emotional distress?
We study 97,314 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 573 have Emotional distress. Find out below who they are, when they have Emotional distress and more.
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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,800 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
Emotional distress (latest reports from 264,975 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, coronary artery bypass, pain, acne, depression.
On Sep, 21, 2014: 97,239 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 573 people (0.59%) have Emotional Distress.
Time on Metformin when people have Emotional distress * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Emotional distress||4.65%||11.63%||11.63%||4.65%||44.19%||23.26%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Emotional distress when taking Metformin * :
|Emotional distress||59.43%||40.57% |
Age of people who have Emotional distress when taking Metformin * :
|Emotional distress||0.00%||0.00%||4.13%||14.45%||11.07%||19.89%||19.89%||30.58% |
Severity of Emotional distress when taking Metformin ** :
How people recovered from Emotional distress ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (100 people, 17.45%)
- Contraception (85 people, 14.83%)
- Polycystic ovaries (76 people, 13.26%)
- Pain (63 people, 10.99%)
- Hypertension (43 people, 7.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (396 people, 69.11%)
- Lisinopril (153 people, 26.70%)
- Aspirin (133 people, 23.21%)
- Trasylol (125 people, 21.82%)
- Yasmin (123 people, 21.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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