Metformin and Vaginal yeast infection - from FDA reports


Vaginal yeast infection is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are 50-59 old also take medication Fluconazole, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Vaginal yeast infection with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 191,114 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 7 people (0.0%) have Vaginal Yeast Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Vaginal yeast infection?

Age of people who have Vaginal Yeast Infection when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (1 person, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fluconazole (4 people, 57.14%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Furosemide (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Torsemide (2 people, 28.57%)
  • Indocin (2 people, 28.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vaginal Pain (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Urination - Painful (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Constipation (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (3 people, 42.86%)
  • Head Injury (2 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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