Who have Dizziness with Metformin - from FDA reports


Dizziness 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 Byetta, and have High blood pressure. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 251,352 people who have side effects when taking Metformin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 13, 2019

251,352 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 10,491 people (4.17%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Dizziness?

Time on Metformin when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 30.6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.49 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.19 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.96 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.83 %
  • 10+ years: 1.78 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 58.46 %
  • male: 41.54 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.02 %
  • 2-9: 0.02 %
  • 10-19: 0.41 %
  • 20-29: 1.12 %
  • 30-39: 3.04 %
  • 40-49: 10.51 %
  • 50-59: 24.09 %
  • 60+: 60.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 1,522 people, 14.51%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 914 people, 8.71%
  3. Depression: 544 people, 5.19%
  4. Pain: 406 people, 3.87%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 313 people, 2.98%
  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 293 people, 2.79%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 255 people, 2.43%
  8. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 223 people, 2.13%
  9. Cardiac Disorder: 210 people, 2.00%
  10. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 181 people, 1.73%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Byetta: 1,015 people, 9.67%
  2. Aspirin: 895 people, 8.53%
  3. Lantus: 866 people, 8.25%
  4. Lisinopril: 751 people, 7.16%
  5. Lipitor: 736 people, 7.02%
  6. Simvastatin: 591 people, 5.63%
  7. Amlodipine: 557 people, 5.31%
  8. Januvia: 532 people, 5.07%
  9. Lyrica: 506 people, 4.82%
  10. Glipizide: 485 people, 4.62%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2,869 people, 27.35%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,772 people, 16.89%
  3. Weakness: 1,727 people, 16.46%
  4. Headache (pain in head): 1,705 people, 16.25%
  5. Nausea And Vomiting: 1,421 people, 13.54%
  6. Diarrhea: 1,368 people, 13.04%
  7. Breathing Difficulty: 1,233 people, 11.75%
  8. Blood Glucose Increased: 1,169 people, 11.14%
  9. Fall: 1,039 people, 9.90%
  10. Weight Decreased: 1,017 people, 9.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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