Review: could Metformin cause Gingival bleeding?
Summary: Gingival bleeding 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 Metformin hcl, and have Diabetes.
We study 97,464 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 has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,000 Metformin users)
Gingival bleeding (bleeding gums) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 6,010 Gingival bleeding patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 97,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 124 people (0.13%) have Gingival Bleeding.
Time on Metformin when people have Gingival bleeding * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Gingival bleeding||75.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Gingival bleeding when taking Metformin * :
|Gingival bleeding||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Gingival bleeding when taking Metformin * :
|Gingival bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.90%||8.11%||9.91%||81.08% |
Severity of Gingival bleeding when taking Metformin ** :
How people recovered from Gingival bleeding ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (27 people, 21.77%)
- Multiple myeloma (20 people, 16.13%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 10.48%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 8.87%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (10 people, 8.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (72 people, 58.06%)
- Zometa (32 people, 25.81%)
- Zantac (31 people, 25.00%)
- Fosamax (29 people, 23.39%)
- Aredia (27 people, 21.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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