Review: could Metformin cause Vaginal Itching?


Summary

Vaginal itching is reported only by a few people who take Metformin. We study 41,587 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Vaginal itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Vaginal itching and more.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 117,555 users)

Vaginal Itching

Vaginal itching has been reported by people with hair loss, back pain - low (latest reports from 105 Vaginal itching patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

41,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Vaginal Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Vaginal itching?

Time on Metformin when people have Vaginal Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vaginal Itching when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Vaginal Itching when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 66.67 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Vaginal Itching when taking Metformin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Vaginal Itching **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (5 people)
  • Diskitis (5 people)
  • Weight Loss (2 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (2 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ramipril (5 people)
  • Lovastatin (5 people)
  • Spironolactone (2 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (2 people)
  • Labetalol Hydrochloride (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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