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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 mellitus.

We study 97,351 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 100,884 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Gingival bleeding

Gingival bleeding (bleeding gums) (latest reports from 45,712 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 97,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 124 people (0.13%) have Gingival Bleeding.

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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