Will you have Acid reflux with Metformin hydrochloride - from FDA reports

Summary

Acid reflux is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,808 people who have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on metformin hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Metformin hydrochloride) and Metformin hydrochloride (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Acid reflux are also considered in the study.

What is Metformin hydrochloride?

Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin hydrochloride 25,529 users)

What is Acid reflux?

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood pressure (latest reports from 171,524 Acid reflux patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 17, 2019

21,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride.
Among them, 171 people (0.78%) have Acid reflux


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Acid reflux?

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Acid reflux *:

  • < 1 month: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 53.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:

  • female: 59.17 %
  • male: 40.83 %

Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.84 %
  • 30-39: 5.04 %
  • 40-49: 18.49 %
  • 50-59: 25.21 %
  • 60+: 50.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 17 people, 9.94%
  2. Metastatic Neoplasm (spreadable cancer tumour): 13 people, 7.60%
  3. Hypersensitivity: 12 people, 7.02%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 12 people, 7.02%
  5. Breast Cancer Metastatic: 11 people, 6.43%
  6. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 10 people, 5.85%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 7 people, 4.09%
  8. Depression: 7 people, 4.09%
  9. Pain: 7 people, 4.09%
  10. High Blood Cholesterol: 6 people, 3.51%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 50 people, 29.24%
  2. Oxycontin: 40 people, 23.39%
  3. Aspirin: 39 people, 22.81%
  4. Zantac: 34 people, 19.88%
  5. Lantus: 31 people, 18.13%
  6. Percocet: 29 people, 16.96%
  7. Dilaudid: 28 people, 16.37%
  8. Ambien: 27 people, 15.79%
  9. Lisinopril: 27 people, 15.79%
  10. Glucophage: 25 people, 14.62%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 55 people, 32.16%
  2. Pain: 54 people, 31.58%
  3. Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw): 51 people, 29.82%
  4. Back Pain: 46 people, 26.90%
  5. Constipation: 44 people, 25.73%
  6. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 43 people, 25.15%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 39 people, 22.81%
  8. High Blood Pressure: 37 people, 21.64%
  9. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 36 people, 21.05%
  10. Hiatal Hernia (hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm): 35 people, 20.47%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Results from eHealthMe (non-FDA) reports of Acid reflux with Metformin hydrochloride

Severity of Acid reflux *:
  • least: 7.14 %
  • moderate: 35.71 %
  • severe: 57.14 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %
How people recovered from Acid reflux *:
  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %
Effectiveness of Metformin hydrochloride when people have Acid reflux *:
  • not at all: 0.0 %
  • somewhat: 23.08 %
  • moderate: 53.85 %
  • high: 15.38 %
  • very high: 7.69 %
Race of the people *:
  • African American, Non-Hispanic: 10 %
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.0 %
  • Asian: 10 %
  • Hispanic: 0.0 %
  • Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders: 0.0 %
  • Two or more races: 10 %
  • White, Non-Hispanic: 70 %

* Approximation only.


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