Metformin and Irritable bowel syndrome - from FDA reports
Irritable bowel syndrome is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Irritable bowel syndrome 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, 242 people (0.12%) have Irritable bowel syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Irritable bowel syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 22.22 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
- 10+ years: 11.11 %
Gender of people who have Irritable bowel syndrome when taking Metformin *:
- female: 72.89 %
- male: 27.11 %
Age of people who have Irritable bowel syndrome when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.71 %
- 20-29: 2.86 %
- 30-39: 4.0 %
- 40-49: 17.71 %
- 50-59: 29.71 %
- 60+: 44.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (43 people, 17.77%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (37 people, 15.29%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (19 people, 7.85%)
- Acne (16 people, 6.61%)
- Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 6.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (33 people, 13.64%)
- Lipitor (31 people, 12.81%)
- Lisinopril (30 people, 12.40%)
- Simvastatin (24 people, 9.92%)
- Lantus (22 people, 9.09%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diarrhea (62 people, 25.62%)
- Pain (50 people, 20.66%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (49 people, 20.25%)
- Nausea (47 people, 19.42%)
- Constipation (44 people, 18.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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