Metformin and Sweating - excessive - from FDA reports


Summary

Sweating - excessive is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Byetta, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 2,285 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,350 users)

Sweating - Excessive

Sweating - excessive has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 68,787 Sweating - excessive patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 2,285 people (1.3%) have Sweating - Excessive


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Sweating - excessive?

Time on Metformin when people have Sweating - Excessive *:

  • < 1 month: 36.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.94 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.49 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.9 %
  • 10+ years: 2.3 %

Gender of people who have Sweating - Excessive when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 56.24 %
  • male: 43.76 %

Age of people who have Sweating - Excessive when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 0.27 %
  • 20-29: 0.76 %
  • 30-39: 4.59 %
  • 40-49: 13.67 %
  • 50-59: 28.53 %
  • 60+: 52.03 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (598 people, 26.17%)
  • Diabetes (444 people, 19.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (247 people, 10.81%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (196 people, 8.58%)
  • Depression (154 people, 6.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Byetta (385 people, 16.85%)
  • Lantus (276 people, 12.08%)
  • Aspirin (266 people, 11.64%)
  • Lisinopril (264 people, 11.55%)
  • Glipizide (191 people, 8.36%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (640 people, 28.01%)
  • Dizziness (473 people, 20.70%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (405 people, 17.72%)
  • Weakness (341 people, 14.92%)
  • Headache (335 people, 14.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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