A study for a 37 year old man who takes Metformin - from FDA reports


Summary

3,855 males aged 37 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 37 year old male patient who has Diabetes. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 11, 2017

3,855 males aged 37 (±5) who take Metformin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Metformin for a 37-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 37
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Diabetes
  • Drugs taken:
    • Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • renal failure acute
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • hypotension
  • suicide attempt
  • urine output decreased
  • drug abuse and dependence
  • hypoglycaemic coma
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • duodenitis
  • metabolic acidosis
1 - 6 months:
  • loss of consciousness
  • hypoglycemia
  • infectious peritonitis
  • hepatitis c
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • blood glucose increased
  • dehydration
  • nosebleed
  • nausea and vomiting
  • diarrhea
6 - 12 months:
  • hepatic steatosis
  • idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • pneumonia primary atypical
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • epilepsy
  • ocular icterus
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain
  • colon cancer stage iv
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
1 - 2 years:
  • coronary heart disease
  • heart attack
  • ischaemic cardiomyopathy
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • breathing difficulty
  • weight loss
  • diarrhea
  • malaise
  • abdominal pain
  • gastrointestinal toxicity
2 - 5 years:
  • lactic acidosis
  • renal failure acute
  • pancreatitis
  • fever
  • renal tubular necrosis
  • heart attack
  • tachypnea
  • death
  • high blood pressure
  • weight loss
5 - 10 years:
  • heart attack
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • breathing difficulty
  • nervousness
  • weight decreased
  • coughing up blood
  • myocardial ischaemia
  • injury
  • metabolic acidosis
10+ years:
  • acute kidney failure
  • kidney fibrosis
  • pancreatitis acute
  • drug intolerance
  • device dislocation
  • intestinal obstruction
  • renal failure acute
  • hyperkalemia
  • angina unstable
  • nausea and vomiting
not specified:
  • blood glucose increased
  • nausea
  • lactic acidosis
  • overdose
  • heart attack
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • weight decreased
  • hypoglycemia
  • chest pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (367 people, 9.52%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (335 people, 8.69%)
  • Schizophrenia (294 people, 7.63%)
  • Depression (294 people, 7.63%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (190 people, 4.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (363 people, 9.42%)
  • Simvastatin (290 people, 7.52%)
  • Lipitor (281 people, 7.29%)
  • Byetta (276 people, 7.16%)
  • Avandia (276 people, 7.16%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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