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Metformin Hydrochloride vs Amaryl - 1MG, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 39

This is personalized comparison of Metformin Hydrochloride vs Amaryl - 1MG for a male aged 39. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,592 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) (latest reports from 156,957 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.

On Jul, 20, 2014: 1,547 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 Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Blood Glucose Increased
Blood Glucose IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)Diarrhoea
OverdoseWeight Decreased
White Blood Cell Count IncreasedType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Neutrophil Count Increased (excess than normal number of neutrophil a type of blood cell)Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Coma Scale AbnormalHeadache
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusBlood Glucose Decreased
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Vision 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 Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Chest Pain
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Myocardial Infarction
PainChest Discomfort
InjuryWhite Blood Cell Count Increased
AnxietyOesophageal Varices Nos
Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)Helicobacter Pylori Associated Gastrointestinal Disease
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Abdominal Pain Nos
Weight DecreasedLaboratory Test Abnormal Nos
Haemoptysis (blood-stained sputum from the bronchi, larynx, trachea, or lungs)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Metformin Hydrochloride5.08%22.03%23.73%28.81%20.34%
Amaryl - 1MG20.00%20.00%40.00%0.00%20.00%

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