Metformin and Vertigo - from FDA reports


Summary

Vertigo is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Byetta, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Vertigo 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, 21, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 8,067 people (4.22%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Vertigo?

Time on Metformin when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 30.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.01 %
  • 10+ years: 1.72 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 59.01 %
  • male: 40.99 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.03 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 1.16 %
  • 30-39: 3.16 %
  • 40-49: 11.24 %
  • 50-59: 25.49 %
  • 60+: 58.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (443 people, 5.49%)
  • Pain (294 people, 3.64%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (225 people, 2.79%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (212 people, 2.63%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (194 people, 2.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Byetta (976 people, 12.10%)
  • Aspirin (895 people, 11.09%)
  • Lisinopril (751 people, 9.31%)
  • Lantus (673 people, 8.34%)
  • Lipitor (619 people, 7.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2,265 people, 28.08%)
  • Weakness (1,307 people, 16.20%)
  • Headache (1,293 people, 16.03%)
  • Fatigue (1,285 people, 15.93%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,091 people, 13.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Metformin

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