Who have Tiredness with Metformin - from FDA reports


Tiredness 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 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, 12,723 people (5.06%) have Tiredness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin cause Tiredness?

Time on Metformin when people have Tiredness *:

  • < 1 month: 25.07 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.91 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.98 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.85 %
  • 10+ years: 7.08 %

Gender of people who have Tiredness when taking Metformin *:

  • female: 55.87 %
  • male: 44.13 %

Age of people who have Tiredness when taking Metformin *:

  • 0-1: 0.02 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.32 %
  • 20-29: 1.41 %
  • 30-39: 3.6 %
  • 40-49: 9.41 %
  • 50-59: 24.17 %
  • 60+: 60.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 1,528 people, 12.01%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 1,143 people, 8.98%
  3. Pain: 642 people, 5.05%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 536 people, 4.21%
  5. Depression: 492 people, 3.87%
  6. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 411 people, 3.23%
  7. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 400 people, 3.14%
  8. Hepatitis C: 369 people, 2.90%
  9. Prostate Cancer: 351 people, 2.76%
  10. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 318 people, 2.50%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lantus: 921 people, 7.24%
  2. Aspirin: 913 people, 7.18%
  3. Lipitor: 878 people, 6.90%
  4. Lisinopril: 868 people, 6.82%
  5. Amlodipine: 802 people, 6.30%
  6. Byetta: 776 people, 6.10%
  7. Synthroid: 733 people, 5.76%
  8. Simvastatin: 716 people, 5.63%
  9. Lasix: 698 people, 5.49%
  10. Crestor: 601 people, 4.72%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2,870 people, 22.56%
  2. Weakness: 2,455 people, 19.30%
  3. Diarrhea: 2,119 people, 16.65%
  4. Dizziness: 1,772 people, 13.93%
  5. Breathing Difficulty: 1,760 people, 13.83%
  6. Headache (pain in head): 1,710 people, 13.44%
  7. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 1,529 people, 12.02%
  8. Pain: 1,529 people, 12.02%
  9. Weight Decreased: 1,501 people, 11.80%
  10. Nausea And Vomiting: 1,423 people, 11.18%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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