Review: could Metformin cause Leg swelling?
We study 97,185 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Leg swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg swelling and more.
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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,693 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
Leg swelling (latest reports from 4,118 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, pain.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 97,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 12 people (0.01%) have Leg Swelling. They amount to 0.30% of all the 4,046 people who have Leg Swelling on eHealthMe.
Time on Metformin when people have Leg swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Leg swelling||8.33%||16.67%||8.33%||8.33%||33.33%||8.33%||16.67% |
Gender of people who have Leg swelling when taking Metformin * :
|Leg swelling||83.33%||16.67% |
Age of people who have Leg swelling when taking Metformin * :
|Leg swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||25.00%||25.00%||33.33% |
Severity of Leg swelling when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Leg swelling||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Leg swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Leg swelling||14.29%||28.57%||57.14% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes (5 people, 41.67%)
- Hypothyroidism (4 people, 33.33%)
- High blood cholesterol (4 people, 33.33%)
- High blood pressure (3 people, 25.00%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (2 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hydrochloride (5 people, 41.67%)
- Vitamin d (3 people, 25.00%)
- Lipitor (3 people, 25.00%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 25.00%)
- Lisinopril (3 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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