Metformin and Lower abdominal pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Lower abdominal pain is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ambien, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Lower abdominal pain with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 191,114 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 158 people (0.08%) have Lower Abdominal Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Lower abdominal pain?

Time on Metformin when people have Lower Abdominal Pain *:

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

Gender of people who have Lower Abdominal Pain when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 63.95 %
  • male: 36.05 %

Age of people who have Lower Abdominal Pain when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.54 %
  • 30-39: 3.54 %
  • 40-49: 8.85 %
  • 50-59: 25.66 %
  • 60+: 58.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (40 people, 25.32%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (28 people, 17.72%)
  • High Blood Pressure (19 people, 12.03%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (17 people, 10.76%)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (16 people, 10.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (23 people, 14.56%)
  • Aspirin (22 people, 13.92%)
  • Zometa (21 people, 13.29%)
  • Lantus (20 people, 12.66%)
  • Crestor (19 people, 12.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (53 people, 33.54%)
  • Joint Pain (43 people, 27.22%)
  • Back Pain (43 people, 27.22%)
  • Pain (38 people, 24.05%)
  • Abdominal Pain (31 people, 19.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Metformin

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