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Review: could Metformin cause Spinal curvature?

We study 97,239 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 50 have Spinal curvature. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal curvature and more.

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Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,740 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Spinal curvature

Spinal curvature (a medical condition in which a person's spine is curved from side to side) (latest reports from 51,278 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 97,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 50 people (0.05%) have Spinal Curvature. They amount to 0.10% of all the 51,264 people who have Spinal Curvature on eHealthMe.

Trend of Spinal curvature in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Spinal curvature * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Spinal curvature87.93%12.07%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spinal curvature0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.83%37.50%41.67%

Severity of Spinal curvature when taking Metformin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Spinal curvature ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (30 people, 60.00%)
  2. Metastatic neoplasm (29 people, 58.00%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (29 people, 58.00%)
  4. Hypersensitivity (22 people, 44.00%)
  5. Metastases to bone (3 people, 6.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (47 people, 94.00%)
  2. Zometa (41 people, 82.00%)
  3. Aspirin (35 people, 70.00%)
  4. Ambien (34 people, 68.00%)
  5. Meloxicam (33 people, 66.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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