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Review: could Metformin cause Secondary hypothyroidism?

We study 97,314 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Secondary hypothyroidism. Find out below who they are, when they have Secondary hypothyroidism 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.

Secondary hypothyroidism

Secondary hypothyroidism (pituitary gland and its failure to secrete tsh) (latest reports from 345 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, trigeminal neuralgia, acromegaly, depression.

On Aug, 29, 2014: 97,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 3 people (0.00%) have Secondary Hypothyroidism. They amount to 0.87% of all the 345 people who have Secondary Hypothyroidism on eHealthMe.

Trend of Secondary hypothyroidism in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Secondary hypothyroidism * :

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Gender of people who have Secondary hypothyroidism when taking Metformin * :

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Secondary hypothyroidism0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Secondary hypothyroidism when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Secondary hypothyroidism0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Secondary hypothyroidism when taking Metformin ** :

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How people recovered from Secondary hypothyroidism ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (3 people, 100.00%)
  2. Testosterone (3 people, 100.00%)
  3. Simvastatin (3 people, 100.00%)
  4. Lisinopril (3 people, 100.00%)
  5. Hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen (3 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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