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 . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 135 have Lower abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower abdominal pain and more.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,337 users)

Lower Abdominal Pain

Lower abdominal pain (pain in lower abdomen) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 6,951 Lower abdominal pain patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 135 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: 67.72 %
  • male: 32.28 %

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: 4.17 %
  • 30-39: 4.17 %
  • 40-49: 10.42 %
  • 50-59: 20.83 %
  • 60+: 60.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (34 people, 25.19%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (25 people, 18.52%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (17 people, 12.59%)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (16 people, 11.85%)
  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 11.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (23 people, 17.04%)
  • Aspirin (22 people, 16.30%)
  • Zometa (21 people, 15.56%)
  • Lantus (20 people, 14.81%)
  • Cymbalta (19 people, 14.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (44 people, 32.59%)
  • Back Pain (39 people, 28.89%)
  • Pain (36 people, 26.67%)
  • Joint Pain (35 people, 25.93%)
  • Abdominal Pain (29 people, 21.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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