Metformin and Systemic lupus erythematosus - from FDA reports
Systemic lupus erythematosus 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 Humira, and have Diabetes . We study 176,252 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 111 have Systemic lupus erythematosus. Find out below who they are, when they have Systemic lupus erythematosus and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,350 users)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis (latest reports from 23,258 Systemic lupus erythematosus patients).
On Jan, 23, 2017
176,252 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 111 people (0.06%) have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when taking Metformin *:
- female: 83.02 %
- male: 16.98 %
Age of people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.8 %
- 20-29: 2.53 %
- 30-39: 15.19 %
- 40-49: 13.92 %
- 50-59: 27.85 %
- 60+: 36.71 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diabetes (29 people, 26.13%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (21 people, 18.92%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (16 people, 14.41%)
- Pain (12 people, 10.81%)
- High Blood Pressure (12 people, 10.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (16 people, 14.41%)
- Plaquenil (14 people, 12.61%)
- Nexium (14 people, 12.61%)
- Methotrexate (14 people, 12.61%)
- Byetta (11 people, 9.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Drug Ineffective (16 people, 14.41%)
- Pain (14 people, 12.61%)
- Pneumonia (13 people, 11.71%)
- Weight Decreased (12 people, 10.81%)
- Diabetes (12 people, 10.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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