Metformin and Heart palpitations - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
We study 429,842 people who have side effects when taking Metformin. Heart palpitations is found, especially among people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin and have High blood pressure.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Metformin and have Heart palpitations. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may 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 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
429,842 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 3,481 people (0.81%) have Heart palpitations.
What is Metformin?
Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is used in diabetes. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 440,945 Metformin users.
What is Heart palpitations?
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) is found to be associated with 3,706 drugs and 3,565 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 141,364 people who have Heart palpitations.
Number of Metformin and Heart palpitations reports submitted per year:
Time on Metformin when people have Heart palpitations *:
Gender of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Metformin*:
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Metformin *:
Common drugs people take besides Metformin *:
Common side effects people have besides Heart palpitations *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Metformin and have Heart palpitations?Check whether Heart palpitations is associated with a drug or a condition
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.
Related publications that referenced our studies
- T.Audi Yanto, I.Huang, F.Nathania Kosasih, NP Hardjo Lugito, "Nightmare and Abnormal Dreams: Rare Side Effects of Metformin?", Case Reports in Endocrinology, 2018 Jan .
- Al-Hamdy RA, "Assessment of electrolytes and HbA1c in type 2 diabetic patients using metformin and evaluation of guidelines obedience regarding renal impairment", J.Thi-Qar Sci., 2015 Jan .
- Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V, "Metformin and sleep disorders", Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism, 2012 Jan .
Metformin side effects by duration, gender and age:
- Metformin side effects (440,945 reports)
Heart palpitations treatments and more:
- Heart palpitations (141,364 reports)
Common drugs associated with Heart palpitations:
- Aspirin: 5,660 reports
- Synthroid: 4,928 reports
- Prednisone: 4,792 reports
- Amlodipine: 3,609 reports
- Omeprazole: 3,607 reports
- Metformin: 3,481 reports
- Vitamin d: 3,009 reports
- Lisinopril: 2,901 reports
- Methotrexate: 2,861 reports
- Lipitor: 2,764 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Heart palpitations:
- Heart palpitations (3,706 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Heart palpitations:
- High blood pressure: 7,072 reports
- Multiple sclerosis: 4,700 reports
- Primary pulmonary hypertension: 4,679 reports
- Rheumatoid arthritis: 4,331 reports
- Depression: 4,136 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Heart palpitations:
- Heart palpitations (3,565 conditions)
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 700+ 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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