Review: could Metformin cause Neuropathy peripheral?
Summary: Neuropathy peripheral is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Diabetes.
We study 97,488 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 549 have Neuropathy peripheral. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy peripheral and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,032 Metformin users)
Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 27,674 Neuropathy peripheral patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 97,488 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 549 people (0.56%) have Neuropathy Peripheral.
Time on Metformin when people have Neuropathy peripheral * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Neuropathy peripheral||0.00%||7.69%||15.38%||38.46%||7.69%||15.38%||15.38% |
Gender of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Metformin * :
|Neuropathy peripheral||52.95%||47.05% |
Age of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Metformin * :
|Neuropathy peripheral||0.00%||0.00%||0.23%||0.90%||5.86%||21.62%||29.73%||41.67% |
Severity of Neuropathy peripheral when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Neuropathy peripheral||16.67%||33.33%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Neuropathy peripheral ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Neuropathy peripheral||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (97 people, 17.67%)
- Depression (71 people, 12.93%)
- Hypertension (58 people, 10.56%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (57 people, 10.38%)
- Anxiety (47 people, 8.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (343 people, 62.48%)
- Aspirin (192 people, 34.97%)
- Lisinopril (148 people, 26.96%)
- Lipitor (112 people, 20.40%)
- Seroquel (100 people, 18.21%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Losartan, Actos, Metformin, Synthroid, Invokana for a 53-year old woman with Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Binge Eating
- A study of side effects of Metformin for a 57-year old woman with Cough. The patient has Cough Aggravated
- A study of side effects of Adderall Xr 5 for a 52-year old woman with ADHD. The patient has Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)
- A study of drug interactions between Bisoprolol Fumarate, Cephalexin, Gliclazide, Glucophage for a 61-year old man with Cardiac Disorder, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Eosinophilia
- A study of side effects of Metformin for a 60-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes. The patient has Heart Rate Irregular
Recent Metformin related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Gabapentin, Metformin Hydrochloride for a 40-year old woman who has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
- Comparions of Metformin, Novolog Flexpen, Lantus Solostar for a 50-year old woman who has Diabetes
- Comparions of Actos, Metformin, Onglyza for a 24-year old man who has Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent
- Comparions of Metformin, Klonopin, Celexa, Clozapine for a 55-year old woman who has Anxiety
- Comparions of Metformin, Januvia, Glipizide for a 44-year old man who has Type 2 Diabetes
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