Review: could Metformin cause Leg pain?
Summary: Leg pain could be caused by Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Metformin hydrochloride, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 97,041 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.
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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,539 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.
Leg pain (latest reports from 2,096 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 97,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Leg Pain. They amount to 0.25% of all the 2,027 people who have Leg Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Metformin when people have Leg pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Leg pain||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||20.00%||20.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Leg pain when taking Metformin * :
|Leg pain||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Leg pain when taking Metformin * :
|Leg pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||40.00%||40.00% |
Severity of Leg pain when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg pain||0.00%||20.00%||80.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Leg pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Leg pain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes (2 people, 40.00%)
- Chronic pain (1 people, 20.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus insulin-dependent (1 people, 20.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 20.00%)
- Acid reflux (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hydrochloride (3 people, 60.00%)
- Dilaudid (1 people, 20.00%)
- Ativan (1 people, 20.00%)
- Prilosec otc (1 people, 20.00%)
- Nasacort aq (1 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Linagliptina to control The diabetes
And for The pain gabapentina and diclofenaco
I'm using omeprazol to control The acidosis
And tadafil to control eréctil disfuntion
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