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Review: could Metformin cause Vaginal itching?

Summary: Vaginal itching is reported only by a few people who take Metformin.

We study 97,507 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Vaginal itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Vaginal itching and more.

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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,041 Metformin users)

Vaginal itching

Vaginal itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, bipolar ii disorder, vaginal yeast infection. (latest reports from 115 Vaginal itching patients)

On Apr, 28, 2015: 97,507 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 2 people (0.00%) have Vaginal Itching.

Trend of Vaginal itching in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Vaginal itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vaginal itching50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

Vaginal itching100.00%0.00%

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

Vaginal itching0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Vaginal itching when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vaginal itching0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vaginal itching ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pcos (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. High blood cholesterol (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Diskitis (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ramipril (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Lovastatin (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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