Metformin and Fatigue - from FDA reports


Summary

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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue 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.

What to expect?

If you take Metformin and have Fatigue, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Metformin and have Fatigue

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

On Sep, 18, 2017

199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 9,755 people (4.9%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Fatigue?

Time on Metformin when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 22.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.49 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.82 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.01 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.19 %
  • 10+ years: 6.99 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 56.72 %
  • male: 43.28 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.3 %
  • 20-29: 1.43 %
  • 30-39: 3.81 %
  • 40-49: 9.99 %
  • 50-59: 25.46 %
  • 60+: 58.88 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (1,239 people, 12.70%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (917 people, 9.40%)
  • Pain (479 people, 4.91%)
  • Depression (405 people, 4.15%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (399 people, 4.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (912 people, 9.35%)
  • Lisinopril (867 people, 8.89%)
  • Byetta (745 people, 7.64%)
  • Lantus (741 people, 7.60%)
  • Lipitor (732 people, 7.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2,236 people, 22.92%)
  • Weakness (1,876 people, 19.23%)
  • Diarrhea (1,538 people, 15.77%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (1,372 people, 14.06%)
  • Dizziness (1,355 people, 13.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.

Do you have Fatigue when taking Metformin?

Expand the study to include all drugs with the same ingredients

Fatigue and drugs with ingredients of metformin hydrochloride.

Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMe

Fatigue and Metformin from FDA and eHealthMe reports

Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 206,744 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 406,321 Fatigue patients).

Browse all side effects of Metformin

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Fatigue

Fatigue

Could your condition cause Fatigue

Fatigue

Related studies

What would happen?

Forecast new side effects and undetected conditions when you take Metformin and have Fatigue.

Questions to the study

More questions >

User reviews to the study

More reviews >