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Review: could Metformin cause Gluten intolerance (Celiac disease - sprue)?

Summary: Gluten intolerance is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Depression.

We study 97,351 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Gluten intolerance. Find out below who they are, when they have Gluten intolerance 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.

Trend of metformin reports

Gluten intolerance

Gluten intolerance (spectrum of disorders, including celiac disease and wheat allergy) (latest reports from 9,977 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, hypothyroidism, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Gluten intolerance reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 97,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 10 people (0.01%) have Gluten Intolerance.

Trend of Gluten intolerance in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Gluten intolerance * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Gluten intolerance when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Gluten intolerance90.00%10.00%

Age of people who have Gluten intolerance when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gluten intolerance0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%28.57%42.86%

Severity of Gluten intolerance when taking Metformin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gluten intolerance ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Hypertension (3 people, 30.00%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (5 people, 50.00%)
  2. Atenolol (4 people, 40.00%)
  3. Nasonex (3 people, 30.00%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 30.00%)
  5. Triazolam (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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