Could Metformin cause Pre-eclampsia - from FDA reports
Pre-eclampsia is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 42 have Pre-eclampsia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pre-eclampsia and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,262 users)
Pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure and significant amounts of protein in the urine of a pregnant woman) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, birth control, hiv infection, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 3,031 Pre-eclampsia patients).
On Jan, 02, 2017
176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 42 people (0.02%) have Pre-eclampsia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Pre-eclampsia *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pre-eclampsia when taking Metformin *:
- female: 97.3 %
- male: 2.7 %
Age of people who have Pre-eclampsia when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.33 %
- 20-29: 23.33 %
- 30-39: 56.67 %
- 40-49: 10.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 6.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (11 people, 26.19%)
- Depression (8 people, 19.05%)
- Polycystic Ovary Disease (5 people, 11.90%)
- Hypothyroidism (5 people, 11.90%)
- Birth Control (5 people, 11.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Folic Acid (5 people, 11.90%)
- Rosiglitazone (4 people, 9.52%)
- Monopril (4 people, 9.52%)
- Levothyroxine Sodium (4 people, 9.52%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 9.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (13 people, 30.95%)
- Drug Exposure During Pregnancy (12 people, 28.57%)
- Premature Labour (9 people, 21.43%)
- Premature Delivery (8 people, 19.05%)
- Birth Control (6 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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