Metformin and Vitamin d deficiency - from FDA reports


Summary

Vitamin d deficiency is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Vitamin d deficiency 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 May, 15, 2017

191,114 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 197 people (0.1%) have Vitamin D Deficiency


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Vitamin d deficiency?

Time on Metformin when people have Vitamin D Deficiency *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 50 %

Gender of people who have Vitamin D Deficiency when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 74.35 %
  • male: 25.65 %

Age of people who have Vitamin D Deficiency when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.65 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.65 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.54 %
  • 40-49: 14.38 %
  • 50-59: 30.72 %
  • 60+: 47.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diabetes (68 people, 34.52%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (38 people, 19.29%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (36 people, 18.27%)
  • High Blood Pressure (31 people, 15.74%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (26 people, 13.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (41 people, 20.81%)
  • Lisinopril (40 people, 20.30%)
  • Nexium (37 people, 18.78%)
  • Lipitor (31 people, 15.74%)
  • Crestor (25 people, 12.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (51 people, 25.89%)
  • Osteoarthritis (45 people, 22.84%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 22.84%)
  • Fatigue (41 people, 20.81%)
  • Diabetes (41 people, 20.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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