Metformin and Fatigue - from FDA reports
Fatigue is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 176,252 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 22, 2017
176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 8,423 people (4.78%) have Fatigue
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Fatigue *:
- < 1 month: 23.08 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.65 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.96 %
- 2 - 5 years: 18.62 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10.12 %
- 10+ years: 6.88 %
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Metformin *:
- female: 56.74 %
- male: 43.26 %
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.03 %
- 2-9: 0.09 %
- 10-19: 0.32 %
- 20-29: 1.44 %
- 30-39: 3.88 %
- 40-49: 10.43 %
- 50-59: 26.15 %
- 60+: 57.65 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (1,657 people, 19.67%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (1,461 people, 17.35%)
- High Blood Pressure (1,057 people, 12.55%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (795 people, 9.44%)
- Pain (398 people, 4.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (911 people, 10.82%)
- Lisinopril (867 people, 10.29%)
- Byetta (729 people, 8.65%)
- Simvastatin (715 people, 8.49%)
- Lipitor (661 people, 7.85%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,942 people, 23.06%)
- Weakness (1,648 people, 19.57%)
- Diarrhea (1,300 people, 15.43%)
- Breathing Difficulty (1,213 people, 14.40%)
- Dizziness (1,149 people, 13.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Fatigue when taking Metformin?
Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,434 users)
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