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Metformin and Thyroid

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% of total side effects reported by users. DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side EffectMetforminThyroid
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED4.8% 0%
FATIGUE2.4% 4.2%
NAUSEA4.1% 3.3%
DRUG INEFFECTIVE2.9% 4.1%
HEADACHE1.8% 3.5%
DIARRHOEA3.2% 2.4%
WEIGHT DECREASED2.7% 1.5%
PAIN1.7% 2.6%
VOMITING2.5% 1.3%
DIZZINESS2.1% 2.4%
DYSPNOEA2.1% 2%
FEELING ABNORMAL0.9% 2.1%
MALAISE1.7% 2%
INSOMNIA0.9% 2%
LACTIC ACIDOSIS1.9% 0%
ARTHRALGIA1.1% 1.8%
ANXIETY0.8% 1.8%
ASTHENIA1.6% 1.7%
DECREASED APPETITE1.6% 0.7%
DEPRESSION0.8% 1.5%
FALL1.4% 1.4%
PAIN IN EXTREMITY1.2% 1.4%
OFF LABEL USE1.1% 1.4%
WEIGHT INCREASED1% 1.4%
RASH1% 1.4%
BLOOD GLUCOSE DECREASED1.3% 0%
DRUG DOSE OMISSION1.2% 1.2%
PRURITUS1% 1.2%
BACK PAIN0.9% 1.2%
ALOPECIA0.5% 1.2%
PALPITATIONS0% 1.2%
HYPOGLYCAEMIA1.2% 0%
ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY1.2% 0%
HYPERTENSION0.9% 1.1%
CONSTIPATION0.8% 1.1%
MYALGIA0.7% 1.1%
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE1.1% 0%
COUGH0.9% 1%
ABDOMINAL PAIN1% 0.8%
SOMNOLENCE0.8% 1%
MUSCLE SPASMS0.7% 1%
TREMOR0.7% 1%
GAIT DISTURBANCE0.7% 1%
INJECTION SITE PAIN1% 0.7%
PNEUMONIA1% 0.7%
CONDITION AGGRAVATED0.7% 1%
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED0.6% 1%
HYPOTENSION1% 0.4%
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION1% 0.4%
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER0.9% 0.8%
PYREXIA0.9% 0.7%
CHEST PAIN0.9% 0.7%
DEHYDRATION0.9% 0.4%
DEATH0.9% 0%
DIABETES MELLITUS0.9% 0%
DRUG INTERACTION0.9% 0%
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT0.6% 0.8%
PARAESTHESIA0.6% 0.8%
VISION BLURRED0.6% 0.8%
CONFUSIONAL STATE0.8% 0.6%
HYPOAESTHESIA0.5% 0.8%
PERIPHERAL SWELLING0.5% 0.8%
RENAL FAILURE0.8% 0%
ANAEMIA0.8% 0%
HYPERHIDROSIS0.7% 0.7%
URINARY TRACT INFECTION0.7% 0.6%
PRODUCT QUALITY ISSUE0.6% 0.7%
MEMORY IMPAIRMENT0.5% 0.7%
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL0.7% 0.5%
INCORRECT DOSE ADMINISTERED0.7% 0.5%
HYPERSENSITIVITY0.4% 0.7%
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT0.7% 0.4%
URTICARIA0.4% 0.7%
PRODUCT USE ISSUE0% 0.7%
SINUSITIS0% 0.7%
GLYCOSYLATED HAEMOGLOBIN INCREASED0.7% 0%
PANCREATITIS0.7% 0%
HEART RATE INCREASED0% 0.7%
NASOPHARYNGITIS0.5% 0.6%
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION0.5% 0.6%
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS0.5% 0.6%
DRUG HYPERSENSITIVITY0.4% 0.6%
JOINT SWELLING0% 0.6%
HOT FLUSH0% 0.6%
UNEVALUABLE EVENT0% 0.6%
INAPPROPRIATE SCHEDULE OF DRUG ADMINISTRATION0% 0.6%
THERAPEUTIC RESPONSE UNEXPECTED0% 0.6%
MIGRAINE0% 0.6%
TOXICITY TO VARIOUS AGENTS0.6% 0%
DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS0.6% 0%
BLADDER CANCER0.6% 0%
METABOLIC ACIDOSIS0.6% 0%
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE0.6% 0%
COMPLETED SUICIDE0.6% 0%
FLUSHING0.6% 0%
DYSPEPSIA0.5% 0.5%
ERYTHEMA0.5% 0.5%
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS0.5% 0.5%
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION0.5% 0.5%
NERVOUSNESS0% 0.5%
STRESS0% 0.5%
DRY MOUTH0% 0.5%
WRONG TECHNIQUE IN PRODUCT USAGE PROCESS0% 0.5%
PRODUCT SUBSTITUTION ISSUE0% 0.5%
ARTHRITIS0% 0.5%
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL0% 0.5%
GASTROOESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE0% 0.5%
CHILLS0% 0.5%
DYSPHAGIA0% 0.5%
BALANCE DISORDER0% 0.5%
HYPERGLYCAEMIA0.5% 0%
OVERDOSE0.5% 0%
SYNCOPE0.5% 0%
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE0.5% 0%
INJECTION SITE HAEMORRHAGE0.5% 0%
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED0.5% 0%
HYPERKALAEMIA0.5% 0%
DIABETES MELLITUS INADEQUATE CONTROL0.5% 0%
DYSPHONIA0% 0.4%
DRUG INTOLERANCE0% 0.4%
BRONCHITIS0% 0.4%
DRUG EFFECT DECREASED0% 0.4%
DRY SKIN0% 0.4%
CONTUSION0% 0.4%
RENAL IMPAIRMENT0.4% 0%
CARDIAC ARREST0.4% 0%
SEPSIS0.4% 0%
BURNING SENSATION0% 0.4%
HYPOTHYROIDISM0% 0.4%
OROPHARYNGEAL PAIN0% 0.4%
CHEST DISCOMFORT0% 0.4%

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