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Review: could Metformin cause Systemic lupus erythematosus?

We study 97,230 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Systemic lupus erythematosus. Find out below who they are, when they have Systemic lupus erythematosus 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 type 2 diabetes.

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) (latest reports from 42,799 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 97,217 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 68 people (0.07%) have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. They amount to 0.16% of all the 42,108 people who have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Systemic lupus erythematosus in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Systemic lupus erythematosus * :

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Gender of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Systemic lupus erythematosus87.69%12.31%

Age of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Systemic lupus erythematosus0.00%0.00%1.82%0.00%7.27%14.55%34.55%41.82%

Severity of Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Metformin ** :

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How people recovered from Systemic lupus erythematosus ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 23.53%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (12 people, 17.65%)
  3. Psoriasis (7 people, 10.29%)
  4. Pain (6 people, 8.82%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (6 people, 8.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (34 people, 50.00%)
  2. Byetta (14 people, 20.59%)
  3. Metformin hydrochloride (13 people, 19.12%)
  4. Lantus (7 people, 10.29%)
  5. Humira (7 people, 10.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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