Glimepiride and Pain in extremity - from FDA reports

Pain in extremity is found among people who take Glimepiride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Metformin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Pain in extremity with Glimepiride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,263 people who have side effects when taking Glimepiride from FDA , and is updated regularly.


On Jun, 14, 2018

21,263 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 446 people (2.1%) have Pain in extremity

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Glimepiride when people have Pain in extremity *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.43 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pain in extremity when taking Glimepiride *:

  • female: 62.27 %
  • male: 37.73 %

Age of people who have Pain in extremity when taking Glimepiride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.85 %
  • 30-39: 2.54 %
  • 40-49: 9.86 %
  • 50-59: 19.44 %
  • 60+: 67.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol: 102 people, 22.87%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 85 people, 19.06%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 49 people, 10.99%
  4. Pain: 47 people, 10.54%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 34 people, 7.62%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Metformin: 138 people, 30.94%
  2. Lyrica: 76 people, 17.04%
  3. Aspirin: 54 people, 12.11%
  4. Lipitor: 50 people, 11.21%
  5. Lantus: 43 people, 9.64%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain: 80 people, 17.94%
  2. Joint Pain: 80 people, 17.94%
  3. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 66 people, 14.80%
  4. Gait Disturbance: 56 people, 12.56%
  5. Back Pain: 56 people, 12.56%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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