Who have Diarrhea with Glimepiride - from FDA reports

Diarrhea is found among people who take Glimepiride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin, and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 26,262 people who have side effects when taking Glimepiride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 15, 2018

26,262 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 1,427 people (5.43%) have Diarrhea

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glimepiride cause Diarrhea?

Time on Glimepiride when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 11.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 26.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Glimepiride *:

  • female: 56.02 %
  • male: 43.98 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Glimepiride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.09 %
  • 20-29: 0.09 %
  • 30-39: 1.57 %
  • 40-49: 5.65 %
  • 50-59: 20.17 %
  • 60+: 72.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 241 people, 16.89%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 127 people, 8.90%
  3. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 53 people, 3.71%
  4. Depression: 52 people, 3.64%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 49 people, 3.43%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Metformin: 402 people, 28.17%
  2. Byetta: 123 people, 8.62%
  3. Lantus: 116 people, 8.13%
  4. Aspirin: 114 people, 7.99%
  5. Januvia: 111 people, 7.78%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 375 people, 26.28%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 278 people, 19.48%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 189 people, 13.24%
  4. Weight Decreased: 163 people, 11.42%
  5. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 140 people, 9.81%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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