Metformin and Kidney failure - from FDA reports
Kidney failure 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Kidney failure 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, 3,323 people (1.67%) have Kidney failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Kidney failure *:
- < 1 month: 11.37 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.91 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.37 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 23.22 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.16 %
- 10+ years: 11.85 %
Gender of people who have Kidney failure when taking Metformin *:
- female: 48.04 %
- male: 51.96 %
Age of people who have Kidney failure when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.11 %
- 2-9: 0.07 %
- 10-19: 0.3 %
- 20-29: 1.08 %
- 30-39: 2.98 %
- 40-49: 9.02 %
- 50-59: 20.57 %
- 60+: 65.83 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (446 people, 13.42%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (160 people, 4.81%)
- Coronary Artery Bypass (133 people, 4.00%)
- Pain (120 people, 3.61%)
- Depression (113 people, 3.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (391 people, 11.77%)
- Lisinopril (360 people, 10.83%)
- Lasix (336 people, 10.11%)
- Furosemide (268 people, 8.07%)
- Simvastatin (261 people, 7.85%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Lactic Acidosis (619 people, 18.63%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (382 people, 11.50%)
- Diarrhea (353 people, 10.62%)
- Hypotension (350 people, 10.53%)
- Dehydration (338 people, 10.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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