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Review: could Metformin cause Tingling in hands or feet?

We study 97,239 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Tingling in hands or feet. Find out below who they are, when they have Tingling in hands or feet and more.

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Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,748 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 97,217 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 5 people (0.01%) have Tingling In Hands Or Feet. They amount to 0.21% of all the 2,425 people who have Tingling In Hands Or Feet on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tingling in hands or feet in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Tingling in hands or feet * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tingling in hands or feet20.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Tingling in hands or feet when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Tingling in hands or feet40.00%60.00%

Age of people who have Tingling in hands or feet when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tingling in hands or feet0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%60.00%0.00%

Severity of Tingling in hands or feet when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tingling in hands or feet0.00%40.00%60.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tingling in hands or feet ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tingling in hands or feet0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Anxiety disorder (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. High blood pressure (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Depression (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. High blood sugar (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hydrochloride (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Glyburide (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Lisinopril (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Estradiol (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Metoprolol tartrate (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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