Review: could Metformin cause Gingival bleeding?
We study 97,239 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 (latest outcomes from 100,740 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
Gingival bleeding (bleeding gums) (latest reports from 45,497 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 97,217 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 45,470 people who have Gingival Bleeding on eHealthMe.
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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