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Review: could Metformin cause Laryngitis?

We study 97,238 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Laryngitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Laryngitis and more.

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Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,740 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Laryngitis

Laryngitis (inflammation of the larynx) (latest reports from 21,977 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 97,217 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 45 people (0.05%) have Laryngitis. They amount to 0.20% of all the 21,972 people who have Laryngitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Laryngitis in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Laryngitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Laryngitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Laryngitis when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Laryngitis88.89%11.11%

Age of people who have Laryngitis when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Laryngitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.44%12.20%46.34%39.02%

Severity of Laryngitis when taking Metformin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Laryngitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (12 people, 26.67%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (6 people, 13.33%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 11.11%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (5 people, 11.11%)
  5. Hypertension (4 people, 8.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (34 people, 75.56%)
  2. Byetta (12 people, 26.67%)
  3. Aspirin (9 people, 20.00%)
  4. Spiriva (7 people, 15.56%)
  5. Methotrexate (5 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Need seroquel for panic/anxiety/depression/bipolar, but it seems to bring significant nasal congestion. Can't fight it w/Afrin for more than a couple days or risk rebound nasal congestion although Afrin does bring relief. Using Sudafed PE with mixed results and often need Afrin to breathe through my nose. Often have feeling of diffculty swallowing although a recent endoscopy did notfind anything physical. Panic/anxiety most often in the evening/night which are moretolerable when I stand-up and move around. Coping with anxiety and swallowing issues at night often result in little sleep on many nights per week.

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    tunafilet on Aug, 3, 2014:

    Female, 70 yrs old. Taking Welbutrin and Lexapro. Cannot fall or stay asleep at night even after taking many different sleep aids. Severe nasal congestion (snorting) adds to the problem. Seems to start up after trying to sleep for a few hours and does not stop. Anyone else?

    Reply

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • If I take Sudafed for a week or more then stop the med it seems like it get laryngitis

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  • always tired and stiff, penis erection problems

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