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Metformin Hydrochloride vs Amaryl - 1MG for a male patient aged 40

Summary: 1,580 male patients aged 40 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Metformin Hydrochloride vs Amaryl - 1MG for a male aged 40. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.


What are the drugs

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,614 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Amaryl - 1mg (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of glimepiride.

What is the symptom

Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus. (latest reports from 28,089 Hypoglycaemia patients)

On Apr, 19, 2015: 1,581 male patients aged 34 who take the same drugs are studied in Metformin Hydrochloride vs Amaryl - 1MG

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male34Artificial Menopause

Drugs to compare:

Metformin Hydrochloride metformin hydrochlorideActavis Elizabeth
Amaryl - 1MG glimepiridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 34 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Metformin Hydrochloride (Actavis Elizabeth)Amaryl - 1MG

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metformin Hydrochloride (Actavis Elizabeth)Amaryl - 1MG
Diabetes MellitusBlood Glucose Increased
Blood Glucose IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus
OverdoseWeight Decreased
White Blood Cell Count IncreasedType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Neutrophil Count IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Coma Scale AbnormalHeadache
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusBlood Glucose Decreased
NauseaVision Blurred
Weight DecreasedPancreatitis

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metformin Hydrochloride (Actavis Elizabeth)Amaryl - 1MG
Myocardial InfarctionChest Pain
PancreatitisMyocardial Infarction
PainChest Discomfort
HepatitisWhite Blood Cell Count Increased
Renal FailureOesophageal Varices Nos
InjuryAbdominal Pain Nos
AnxietyHelicobacter Pylori Associated Gastrointestinal Disease
Weight DecreasedTiredness
NervousnessLaboratory Test Abnormal Nos

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Metformin Hydrochloride6.00%22.00%22.00%30.00%20.00%
Amaryl - 1MG0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

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On eHealthMe, Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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