Metformin and Laryngitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Laryngitis is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Methotrexate, and have Diabetes . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 109 have Laryngitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Laryngitis and more.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,363 users)

Laryngitis

Laryngitis (inflammation of the larynx) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, asthma, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 5,489 Laryngitis patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 109 people (0.06%) have Laryngitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Laryngitis?

Time on Metformin when people have Laryngitis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Laryngitis when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 87.62 %
  • male: 12.38 %

Age of people who have Laryngitis when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.19 %
  • 40-49: 5.95 %
  • 50-59: 39.29 %
  • 60+: 53.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (34 people, 31.19%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (18 people, 16.51%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people, 15.60%)
  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 15.60%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (14 people, 12.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (16 people, 14.68%)
  • Methotrexate (16 people, 14.68%)
  • Byetta (14 people, 12.84%)
  • Spiriva (12 people, 11.01%)
  • Humira (11 people, 10.09%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cough (19 people, 17.43%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (16 people, 14.68%)
  • Pneumonia (13 people, 11.93%)
  • Nausea (13 people, 11.93%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (12 people, 11.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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