Metformin and Vitamin d deficiency - from FDA reports
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 High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Vitamin d deficiency with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 199,020 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 25, 2017
199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 206 people (0.1%) have Vitamin d deficiency
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 74.5 %
- male: 25.5 %
Age of people who have Vitamin d deficiency when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.62 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.62 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 6.21 %
- 40-49: 14.91 %
- 50-59: 31.06 %
- 60+: 46.58 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (39 people, 18.93%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (37 people, 17.96%)
- High Blood Pressure (33 people, 16.02%)
- Pain (24 people, 11.65%)
- Osteoporosis (21 people, 10.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (41 people, 19.90%)
- Lisinopril (40 people, 19.42%)
- Nexium (37 people, 17.96%)
- Lipitor (31 people, 15.05%)
- Crestor (26 people, 12.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (51 people, 24.76%)
- Osteoarthritis (46 people, 22.33%)
- High Blood Pressure (45 people, 21.84%)
- Fatigue (43 people, 20.87%)
- Depression (43 people, 20.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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