Review: Neuropathy peripheral in Metformin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 28, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Neuropathy peripheral by studying 91,134 people who take Metformin. We analyze: the time on Metformin when people have Neuropathy peripheral, gender and age of these people, the severity of Neuropathy peripheral, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Metformin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Metformin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Metformin include blood glucose increased, nausea aggravated, nausea, weight decreased, diarrhea.
Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.
On Nov, 28, 2013: 91,040 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 494 people (0.54%) 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||52.59%||47.41% |
Age of people who have Neuropathy peripheral when taking Metformin * :
|Neuropathy peripheral||0.00%||0.00%||0.25%||1.00%||5.99%||20.70%||28.68%||43.39% |
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 (89 people, 18.02%)
- Depression (71 people, 14.37%)
- Hypertension (56 people, 11.34%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (54 people, 10.93%)
- Anxiety (47 people, 9.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (333 people, 67.41%)
- Aspirin (185 people, 37.45%)
- Lisinopril (144 people, 29.15%)
- Lipitor (109 people, 22.06%)
- Seroquel (99 people, 20.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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