Will you have Global amnesia with Metformin - from FDA reports


Global amnesia is reported only by a few people who take Metformin. We study 251,352 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA. Among them, 4 have Global amnesia. Find out below who they are, when they have Global amnesia and more.

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The study 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. Synonyms of Global amnesia are also considered in the study.

What is Metformin?

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 259,096 users)

What is Global amnesia?

Global amnesia (a temporary short-term memory loss) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis (latest reports from 340 Global amnesia patients).

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On Mar, 20, 2019

251,352 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 4 people (0.0%) have Global amnesia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Global amnesia?

Gender of people who have Global amnesia when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Global amnesia when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Sleep Apnea Syndrome: 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Muscle Relaxant Therapy: 1 person, 25.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Ultane: 1 person, 25.00%
  2. Succinylcholine Chloride: 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Propofol: 1 person, 25.00%
  4. Omeprazole: 1 person, 25.00%
  5. Nitrous Oxide W/ Oxygen: 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Naproxen: 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Fentanyl Citrate: 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Dyazide: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Crestor: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Celecoxib: 1 person, 25.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 1 person, 25.00%
  2. Feeling Abnormal: 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Abnormal Behavior: 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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