Review: could Metformin cause Leg pain?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 27, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 91,513 people who take Metformin. Among them, 5 have Leg pain. See who they are, when they have Leg pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,457 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes, polycystic ovary disease. Commonly reported side effects of Metformin include blood glucose increased, nausea, nausea aggravated, weight decreased, nausea and vomiting.
Leg pain (latest reports from 1,865 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, allergies.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 91,513 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Leg Pain.
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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