Metformin and Gingival bleeding - from FDA reports


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 Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Gingival bleeding with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 199,020 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 14, 2017

199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 200 people (0.1%) have Gingival bleeding


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Gingival bleeding?

Time on Metformin when people have Gingival bleeding *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 60.41 %
  • male: 39.59 %

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: 1.74 %
  • 40-49: 8.72 %
  • 50-59: 18.02 %
  • 60+: 71.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 12.50%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (22 people, 11.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 7.00%)
  • Stroke (12 people, 6.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (12 people, 6.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (40 people, 20.00%)
  • Zantac (33 people, 16.50%)
  • Aredia (33 people, 16.50%)
  • Fosamax (28 people, 14.00%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (26 people, 13.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nosebleed (54 people, 27.00%)
  • Pain (50 people, 25.00%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (49 people, 24.50%)
  • Tooth Fracture (37 people, 18.50%)
  • Haematuria (35 people, 17.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 206,744 users)

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Gingival bleeding (bleeding gums) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, stroke, osteopenia (latest reports from 9,345 Gingival bleeding patients).

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