Metformin and Heart attack - from FDA reports
Heart attack is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Avandia, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Heart attack 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, 21, 2017
199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 4,773 people (2.4%) have Heart attack
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Heart attack *:
- < 1 month: 4.72 %
- 1 - 6 months: 10.06 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.35 %
- 1 - 2 years: 19.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 32.7 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20.44 %
- 10+ years: 7.23 %
Gender of people who have Heart attack when taking Metformin *:
- female: 38.92 %
- male: 61.08 %
Age of people who have Heart attack when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.07 %
- 10-19: 0.1 %
- 20-29: 0.57 %
- 30-39: 2.86 %
- 40-49: 12.65 %
- 50-59: 30.22 %
- 60+: 53.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (414 people, 8.67%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (318 people, 6.66%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (143 people, 3.00%)
- Depression (136 people, 2.85%)
- Pain (129 people, 2.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Avandia (1,888 people, 39.56%)
- Lisinopril (729 people, 15.27%)
- Lipitor (725 people, 15.19%)
- Aspirin (660 people, 13.83%)
- Plavix (547 people, 11.46%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Cardiac Failure Congestive (829 people, 17.37%)
- Coronary Heart Disease (748 people, 15.67%)
- Chest Pain (394 people, 8.25%)
- Pain (393 people, 8.23%)
- Stroke (368 people, 7.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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