Metformin and Ringing in the ears - from FDA reports


Summary

Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Ringing in the ears with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 191,114 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 439 people (0.23%) have Ringing In The Ears


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Metformin when people have Ringing In The Ears *:

  • < 1 month: 5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5 %
  • 10+ years: 10 %

Gender of people who have Ringing In The Ears when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 52.98 %
  • male: 47.02 %

Age of people who have Ringing In The Ears when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.29 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.86 %
  • 30-39: 4.89 %
  • 40-49: 10.34 %
  • 50-59: 31.61 %
  • 60+: 52.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (110 people, 25.06%)
  • High Blood Pressure (63 people, 14.35%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (60 people, 13.67%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (60 people, 13.67%)
  • Depression (45 people, 10.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (72 people, 16.40%)
  • Lipitor (55 people, 12.53%)
  • Cymbalta (38 people, 8.66%)
  • Aspirin (38 people, 8.66%)
  • Lantus (35 people, 7.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (130 people, 29.61%)
  • Headache (93 people, 21.18%)
  • Fatigue (93 people, 21.18%)
  • Nausea (83 people, 18.91%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (69 people, 15.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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