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Review: could Metformin cause Pre-eclampsia?

We study 97,314 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Pre-eclampsia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pre-eclampsia and more.

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Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,800 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure and significant amounts of protein in the urine of a pregnant woman) (latest reports from 7,348 patients) has been reported by people with hiv infection, depression, birth control, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 97,239 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 27 people (0.03%) have Pre-eclampsia.

Trend of Pre-eclampsia in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Pre-eclampsia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pre-eclampsia0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pre-eclampsia when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Pre-eclampsia100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Pre-eclampsia when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pre-eclampsia0.00%0.00%0.00%27.27%63.64%9.09%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Pre-eclampsia when taking Metformin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pre-eclampsia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (8 people, 29.63%)
  2. Pregnancy (4 people, 14.81%)
  3. Urinary tract infection (3 people, 11.11%)
  4. Polycystic ovaries (3 people, 11.11%)
  5. Amniotic cavity infection (2 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (16 people, 59.26%)
  2. Folic acid (6 people, 22.22%)
  3. Aspirin (4 people, 14.81%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (4 people, 14.81%)
  5. Atorvastatin (3 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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