Who have Inguinal hernia with Metformin - from FDA reports


Inguinal hernia is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, 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 Jan, 20, 2019

251,352 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 383 people (0.15%) have Inguinal hernia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Inguinal hernia?

Time on Metformin when people have Inguinal hernia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.22 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Inguinal hernia when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.76 %
  • 30-39: 3.42 %
  • 40-49: 9.51 %
  • 50-59: 25.86 %
  • 60+: 60.46 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 56 people, 14.62%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 44 people, 11.49%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 40 people, 10.44%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 37 people, 9.66%
  5. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 24 people, 6.27%
  6. Pain: 21 people, 5.48%
  7. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 20 people, 5.22%
  8. Depression: 16 people, 4.18%
  9. Blood Pressure Management: 15 people, 3.92%
  10. Thyroid Diseases: 13 people, 3.39%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 50 people, 13.05%
  2. Lantus: 42 people, 10.97%
  3. Humira: 41 people, 10.70%
  4. Lisinopril: 40 people, 10.44%
  5. Omeprazole: 36 people, 9.40%
  6. Oxycontin: 34 people, 8.88%
  7. Lactulose: 34 people, 8.88%
  8. Furosemide: 34 people, 8.88%
  9. Januvia: 33 people, 8.62%
  10. Synthroid: 33 people, 8.62%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 67 people, 17.49%
  2. Pain: 55 people, 14.36%
  3. Diarrhea: 52 people, 13.58%
  4. Weight Decreased: 45 people, 11.75%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 45 people, 11.75%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 45 people, 11.75%
  7. Abdominal Pain: 44 people, 11.49%
  8. Cough: 43 people, 11.23%
  9. Constipation: 42 people, 10.97%
  10. High Blood Pressure: 38 people, 9.92%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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