Review: could Metformin cause Sweating - excessive?
Summary: Sweating - excessive could be caused by Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Metformin hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
We study 97,041 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,455 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more.
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Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,539 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
Sweating - excessive
Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) (latest reports from 295,399 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 97,158 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 1,454 people (1.50%) have Sweating - Excessive. They amount to 0.49% of all the 295,134 people who have Sweating - Excessive on eHealthMe.
Time on Metformin when people have Sweating - excessive * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sweating - excessive||28.26%||26.09%||2.17%||10.87%||15.22%||10.87%||6.52% |
Gender of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Metformin * :
|Sweating - excessive||55.21%||44.79% |
Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Metformin * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||0.39%||0.62%||3.80%||14.81%||29.30%||51.09% |
Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||21.43%||57.14%||21.43% |
How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (274 people, 18.84%)
- Diabetes mellitus (222 people, 15.27%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (159 people, 10.94%)
- Hypertension (139 people, 9.56%)
- Depression (95 people, 6.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (945 people, 64.99%)
- Byetta (378 people, 26.00%)
- Aspirin (330 people, 22.70%)
- Lisinopril (249 people, 17.13%)
- Lantus (188 people, 12.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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