Review: could Metformin cause Vaginal bleeding between periods?
Summary: Vaginal bleeding between periods is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Metformin hcl, and have Birth control.
We study 97,464 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Vaginal bleeding between periods. Find out below who they are, when they have Vaginal bleeding between periods and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,000 Metformin users)
Vaginal bleeding between periods
Vaginal bleeding between periods has been reported by people with birth control, depression, heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding, endometriosis, menstruation irregular. (latest reports from 14,040 Vaginal bleeding between periods patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 97,464 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 43 people (0.04%) have Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods.
Time on Metformin when people have Vaginal bleeding between periods * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vaginal bleeding between periods||50.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Vaginal bleeding between periods when taking Metformin * :
|Vaginal bleeding between periods||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Vaginal bleeding between periods when taking Metformin * :
|Vaginal bleeding between periods||0.00%||0.00%||2.78%||16.67%||30.56%||22.22%||11.11%||16.67% |
Severity of Vaginal bleeding between periods when taking Metformin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vaginal bleeding between periods||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Vaginal bleeding between periods ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vaginal bleeding between periods||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (10 people, 23.26%)
- Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 13.95%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 9.30%)
- Polycystic ovaries (3 people, 6.98%)
- Pcos (3 people, 6.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (23 people, 53.49%)
- Byetta (6 people, 13.95%)
- Aspirin (6 people, 13.95%)
- Yaz (5 people, 11.63%)
- Singulair (5 people, 11.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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