Metformin and Psoriasis - from FDA reports


Summary

Psoriasis is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Humira, and have Psoriatic arthropathy. This review analyzes which people have Psoriasis with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 199,020 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 20, 2017

199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 1,088 people (0.55%) have Psoriasis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Psoriasis?

Time on Metformin when people have Psoriasis *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Psoriasis when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 59.66 %
  • male: 40.34 %

Age of people who have Psoriasis when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.26 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.13 %
  • 20-29: 1.04 %
  • 30-39: 6.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.82 %
  • 50-59: 32.07 %
  • 60+: 43.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (264 people, 24.26%)
  • High Blood Pressure (244 people, 22.43%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (164 people, 15.07%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (65 people, 5.97%)
  • Depression (56 people, 5.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (444 people, 40.81%)
  • Enbrel (176 people, 16.18%)
  • Lisinopril (113 people, 10.39%)
  • Otezla (106 people, 9.74%)
  • Aspirin (101 people, 9.28%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (146 people, 13.42%)
  • Joint Pain (110 people, 10.11%)
  • Rashes (91 people, 8.36%)
  • Pain (78 people, 7.17%)
  • Pain In Extremity (71 people, 6.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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