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Review: could Metformin cause Gingival bleeding?

We study 97,185 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 124 have Gingival bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Gingival bleeding and more.

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Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,693 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Gingival bleeding

Gingival bleeding (bleeding gums) (latest reports from 45,436 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 97,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 124 people (0.13%) have Gingival Bleeding. They amount to 0.27% of all the 45,422 people who have Gingival Bleeding on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gingival bleeding in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Gingival bleeding * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gingival bleeding75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Gingival bleeding66.67%33.33%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gingival bleeding0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.90%8.11%9.91%81.08%

Severity of Gingival bleeding when taking Metformin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gingival bleeding ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (27 people, 21.77%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (20 people, 16.13%)
  3. Osteoporosis (13 people, 10.48%)
  4. Hypertension (11 people, 8.87%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (10 people, 8.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (72 people, 58.06%)
  2. Zometa (32 people, 25.81%)
  3. Zantac (31 people, 25.00%)
  4. Fosamax (29 people, 23.39%)
  5. Aredia (27 people, 21.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Em on Jun, 23, 2014:

    HCTZ is a diuretic and should be taken in the morning.
    You need to drink more water or you will continue to have
    The odor of ammonia in your urine. The urine is concentrating in your bladder during the day and then when the HCTZ kicks in, you're urine is concentrated. You probably wet the bed because you were in very deep sleep and/or dreaming. This with the diuretic is a bad combination. To be safe ask your physician or pharmacist about the best time to take the HCTZ and tell your doctor about the odor of ammonia in your urine. I am not a primary care provider but have been a nurse for 27 years and have an MS degree so my advice and information are probably accurate but are not to be considered MEDICAL ADVICE. This information is only provided to assist you in discussing your medication and symptom, with a primary care provider (MD,DO, PA, FNP, NP. CNS...) and your pharmacist.

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