Metformin and Neuropathy peripheral - from FDA reports


Summary

Neuropathy peripheral is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Neuropathy peripheral 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.

What to expect?

If you take Metformin and have Neuropathy peripheral, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Metformin and have Neuropathy peripheral

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

On May, 06, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 1,177 people (0.62%) have Neuropathy Peripheral


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Neuropathy peripheral?

Time on Metformin when people have Neuropathy Peripheral *:

  • < 1 month: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.39 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.09 %
  • 10+ years: 13.04 %

Gender of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 54.64 %
  • male: 45.36 %

Age of people who have Neuropathy Peripheral when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.12 %
  • 20-29: 0.94 %
  • 30-39: 3.64 %
  • 40-49: 12.79 %
  • 50-59: 29.81 %
  • 60+: 52.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (277 people, 23.53%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (191 people, 16.23%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (150 people, 12.74%)
  • High Blood Pressure (145 people, 12.32%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (114 people, 9.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (189 people, 16.06%)
  • Lisinopril (182 people, 15.46%)
  • Lyrica (177 people, 15.04%)
  • Lantus (169 people, 14.36%)
  • Lipitor (146 people, 12.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (249 people, 21.16%)
  • Diabetes (217 people, 18.44%)
  • High Blood Pressure (197 people, 16.74%)
  • Fatigue (188 people, 15.97%)
  • Pain In Extremity (184 people, 15.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Metformin?

Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 198,499 users)

Neuropathy Peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, pain, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure (latest reports from 59,662 Neuropathy peripheral patients).

Browse all side effects of Metformin

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Neuropathy peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral

Could your condition cause Neuropathy peripheral

Neuropathy peripheral

Related studies

What would happen?

Forecast new side effects and undetected conditions when you take Metformin and have Neuropathy peripheral.

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Metformin, Neuropathy peripheral

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Metformin, Neuropathy peripheral