Review: could Metformin cause Sweating - excessive (Hyperhidrosis)?
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 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 97,464 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,465 have Sweating - excessive. Find out below who they are, when they have Sweating - excessive and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,000 Metformin users)
Sweating - excessive
Sweating - excessive (abnormally increased sweating) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 42,861 Sweating - excessive patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 97,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 1,465 people (1.50%) have Sweating - Excessive.
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||22.81%||24.56%||3.51%||12.28%||15.79%||14.04%||7.02% |
Gender of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Metformin * :
|Sweating - excessive||55.34%||44.66% |
Age of people who have Sweating - excessive when taking Metformin * :
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||0.00%||0.38%||0.61%||4.00%||14.91%||29.29%||50.81% |
Severity of Sweating - excessive when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||24.00%||52.00%||24.00% |
How people recovered from Sweating - excessive ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sweating - excessive||0.00%||7.69%||92.31% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (275 people, 18.77%)
- Diabetes mellitus (223 people, 15.22%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (159 people, 10.85%)
- Hypertension (140 people, 9.56%)
- Depression (98 people, 6.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (945 people, 64.51%)
- Byetta (378 people, 25.80%)
- Aspirin (333 people, 22.73%)
- Lisinopril (251 people, 17.13%)
- Lantus (189 people, 12.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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