Review: could Metformin cause Spinal Curvature?


Spinal curvature is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zometa, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 84,423 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Spinal curvature. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal curvature and more.

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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,126 users)

Spinal Curvature

Spinal curvature has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 6,181 Spinal curvature patients).

On Sep, 25, 2016

84,423 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 40 people (0.05%) have Spinal Curvature

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Spinal curvature?

Gender of people who have Spinal Curvature when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 72.22 %
  • male: 27.78 %

Age of people who have Spinal Curvature when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 3.33 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.67 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 56.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes Mellitus (13 people, 32.50%)
  • Hypertension (9 people, 22.50%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (7 people, 17.50%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (13 people, 32.50%)
  • Nexium (9 people, 22.50%)
  • Fosamax (8 people, 20.00%)
  • Lisinopril. (7 people, 17.50%)
  • Lisinopril (7 people, 17.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Back Pain (16 people, 40.00%)
  • Anxiety (15 people, 37.50%)
  • Pain (14 people, 35.00%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (14 people, 35.00%)
  • Fall (14 people, 35.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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