Metformin and Gluten intolerance - from FDA reports


Summary

Gluten intolerance is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Norvasc, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Gluten intolerance 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 Oct, 20, 2017

199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 67 people (0.03%) have Gluten intolerance


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Gluten intolerance?

Time on Metformin when people have Gluten intolerance *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 100 %

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

  • female: 67.21 %
  • male: 32.79 %

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

  • 0-1: 2.63 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.89 %
  • 40-49: 21.05 %
  • 50-59: 23.68 %
  • 60+: 44.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 28.36%)
  • Thyroid Diseases (6 people, 8.96%)
  • Hyperglycemia (6 people, 8.96%)
  • Depression (5 people, 7.46%)
  • Hypothyroidism (4 people, 5.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Norvasc (7 people, 10.45%)
  • Januvia (6 people, 8.96%)
  • Benicar (6 people, 8.96%)
  • Benicar Hct (5 people, 7.46%)
  • Atenolol (5 people, 7.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Malabsorption (10 people, 14.93%)
  • Weight Decreased (6 people, 8.96%)
  • Diarrhea (6 people, 8.96%)
  • Depression (6 people, 8.96%)
  • Constipation (5 people, 7.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 206,746 users)

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