Review: could Metformin cause Gingival Bleeding?


Gingival bleeding is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Fosamax, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 91,554 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Gingival bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Gingival bleeding and more.

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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,126 users)

Gingival Bleeding

Gingival bleeding (bleeding gums) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation/flutter, osteopenia, stroke (latest reports from 8,658 Gingival bleeding patients).

On Oct, 22, 2016

91,554 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 81 people (0.09%) have Gingival Bleeding

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Gingival bleeding?

Gender of people who have Gingival Bleeding when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 70.37 %
  • male: 29.63 %

Age of people who have Gingival Bleeding when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.82 %
  • 40-49: 9.86 %
  • 50-59: 15.49 %
  • 60+: 71.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (23 people, 28.40%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (11 people, 13.58%)
  • Osteoporosis (9 people, 11.11%)
  • Hypertension (6 people, 7.41%)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident Prophylaxis (6 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (25 people, 30.86%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (16 people, 19.75%)
  • Glyburide (13 people, 16.05%)
  • Zocor (12 people, 14.81%)
  • Lisinopril (12 people, 14.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (18 people, 22.22%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (18 people, 22.22%)
  • Syncope (17 people, 20.99%)
  • Osteonecrosis (16 people, 19.75%)
  • Impaired Healing (16 people, 19.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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