Review: could Metformin cause Secondary hypothyroidism?
Summary: Secondary hypothyroidism is reported only by a few people who take Metformin.
We study 97,488 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 has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,032 Metformin users)
Secondary hypothyroidism (pituitary gland and its failure to secrete tsh) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, acromegaly, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, trigeminal neuralgia, renal cancer metastatic. (latest reports from 225 Secondary hypothyroidism patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 97,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 3 people (0.00%) have Secondary Hypothyroidism.
Time on Metformin when people have Secondary hypothyroidism * :
Gender of people who have Secondary hypothyroidism when taking Metformin * :
|Secondary hypothyroidism||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Secondary hypothyroidism when taking Metformin * :
|Secondary hypothyroidism||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Secondary hypothyroidism when taking Metformin ** :
How people recovered from Secondary hypothyroidism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (3 people, 100.00%)
- Testosterone (3 people, 100.00%)
- Simvastatin (3 people, 100.00%)
- Lisinopril (3 people, 100.00%)
- 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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