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Review: could Metformin cause Vertigo?

We study 97,208 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,367 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,693 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,293,867 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 97,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 4,375 people (4.50%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.34% of all the 1,293,498 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vertigo in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo25.45%20.98%8.04%13.39%20.09%10.71%1.34%

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Vertigo59.36%40.64%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.03%0.35%0.95%3.01%12.13%28.23%55.30%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo13.25%51.81%28.92%6.02%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (834 people, 19.06%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (748 people, 17.10%)
  3. Hypertension (592 people, 13.53%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (429 people, 9.81%)
  5. Depression (276 people, 6.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metformin hcl (3,047 people, 69.65%)
  2. Aspirin (1,012 people, 23.13%)
  3. Byetta (953 people, 21.78%)
  4. Lisinopril (652 people, 14.90%)
  5. Simvastatin (524 people, 11.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

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  • Vertigo, nausea and deafness seem to come and go. I also get fulness in the ear. With no seemingly causing factor. Was told I had meniers disease. However have now been told I may have auditory neuropathy.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • After taking medications in morning I feel dizzy and light headed and can't do anything. Also very tired all the time

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