Metformin and Vaginal candidiasis - from FDA reports


Vaginal candidiasis is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are 50-59 old also take medication Fluconazole, . This review analyzes which people have Vaginal candidiasis 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 Jul, 19, 2017

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

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Vaginal candidiasis?

Age of people who have Vaginal candidiasis 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 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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