Metformin and Hunger - from FDA reports


Summary

Hunger is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Byetta, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Hunger 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, 19, 2017

199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 919 people (0.46%) have Hunger


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Hunger?

Time on Metformin when people have Hunger *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 9.09 %

Gender of people who have Hunger when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 70.56 %
  • male: 29.44 %

Age of people who have Hunger when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.82 %
  • 20-29: 3.21 %
  • 30-39: 3.63 %
  • 40-49: 11.87 %
  • 50-59: 32.96 %
  • 60+: 46.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (126 people, 13.71%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (109 people, 11.86%)
  • Mental Disorder (54 people, 5.88%)
  • Quit Smoking (53 people, 5.77%)
  • Pain (37 people, 4.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Byetta (327 people, 35.58%)
  • Simvastatin (79 people, 8.60%)
  • Lantus (75 people, 8.16%)
  • Chantix (69 people, 7.51%)
  • Prilosec (68 people, 7.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Blood Glucose Increased (332 people, 36.13%)
  • Weight Increased (269 people, 29.27%)
  • Weight Decreased (266 people, 28.94%)
  • Nausea (242 people, 26.33%)
  • Blood Glucose Decreased (176 people, 19.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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