Metformin and Blood iron decreased - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Blood iron decreased is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Metformin and have Blood iron decreased. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 395,495 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Aug, 17, 2022

395,495 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 569 people (0.14%) have Blood iron decreased.


What is Metformin?

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. eHealthMe is studying from 373,350 Metformin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Blood iron decreased?

Blood iron decreased is found to be associated with 1,201 drugs and 759 conditions by eHealthMe.

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Could Metformin cause Blood iron decreased?

Time on Metformin when people have Blood iron decreased *:

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Gender of people who have Blood iron decreased when taking Metformin*:

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Age of people who have Blood iron decreased when taking Metformin *:

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Common drugs people take besides Metformin *:

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Common side effects people have besides Blood iron decreased *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on metformin hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Metformin) and Metformin (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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