Metformin and Cataract - from FDA reports
Cataract is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lantus, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Cataract with Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 199,020 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Nov, 22, 2017
199,020 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 1,120 people (0.56%) have Cataract
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Cataract *:
- < 1 month: 30.43 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.39 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.7 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.04 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.04 %
- 10+ years: 13.04 %
Gender of people who have Cataract when taking Metformin *:
- female: 63.63 %
- male: 36.37 %
Age of people who have Cataract when taking Metformin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.13 %
- 10-19: 0.26 %
- 20-29: 0.65 %
- 30-39: 3.26 %
- 40-49: 8.59 %
- 50-59: 17.06 %
- 60+: 70.05 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (175 people, 15.62%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (150 people, 13.39%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (73 people, 6.52%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (60 people, 5.36%)
- Depression (58 people, 5.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lantus (153 people, 13.66%)
- Lipitor (140 people, 12.50%)
- Aspirin (132 people, 11.79%)
- Lisinopril (118 people, 10.54%)
- Humalog (96 people, 8.57%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (169 people, 15.09%)
- Pain (158 people, 14.11%)
- Vision Blurred (139 people, 12.41%)
- Visual Acuity Reduced (135 people, 12.05%)
- Breathing Difficulty (132 people, 11.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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