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Review: could Metformin cause Lower abdominal pain?

We study 97,230 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 have Lower abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower abdominal pain and more.

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Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,740 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Lower abdominal pain

Lower abdominal pain (pain in lower abdomen) (latest reports from 32,728 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, birth control, osteopenia, pain, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 97,217 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 74 people (0.08%) have Lower Abdominal Pain. They amount to 0.23% of all the 32,742 people who have Lower Abdominal Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lower abdominal pain in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Lower abdominal pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower abdominal pain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Lower abdominal pain when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Lower abdominal pain80.72%19.28%

Age of people who have Lower abdominal pain when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower abdominal pain0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%5.77%9.62%26.92%50.00%

Severity of Lower abdominal pain when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower abdominal pain0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Lower abdominal pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lower abdominal pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (30 people, 40.54%)
  2. Metastatic neoplasm (27 people, 36.49%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (27 people, 36.49%)
  4. Hypersensitivity (22 people, 29.73%)
  5. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (10 people, 13.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (60 people, 81.08%)
  2. Aspirin (39 people, 52.70%)
  3. Ambien (32 people, 43.24%)
  4. Insulin (30 people, 40.54%)
  5. Lasix (29 people, 39.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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