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Tylenol vs Metformin Hydrochloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 77

This is personalized comparison of Tylenol vs Metformin Hydrochloride for a male aged 77. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 29, 2014: 15,882 people are studied in Tylenol vs Metformin Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male72diabetes

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Tylenol acetaminophennot specified
Metformin Hydrochloride metformin hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 72 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TylenolMetformin Hydrochloride
Pyrexia (fever)Blood Glucose Increased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Weight Decreased
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Asthenia (weakness)
DizzinessDiarrhoea
Asthenia (weakness)Drug Ineffective
Chest PainMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TylenolMetformin Hydrochloride
Cardiac Failure CongestiveRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
Erectile DysfunctionHypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Cardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
Vertigo PositionalDiarrhoea
Blood Chloride DecreasedDrug Interaction
Blood Glucose IncreasedDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Anuria (failure of the kidneys to produce urine)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TylenolMetformin Hydrochloride
Pyrexia (fever)Blood Glucose Increased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Weight Decreased
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Asthenia (weakness)
DizzinessDiarrhoea
Asthenia (weakness)Drug Ineffective
Chest PainMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TylenolMetformin Hydrochloride
Cardiac Failure CongestiveRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)
Erectile DysfunctionMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
DiarrhoeaDiarrhoea
Blood Glucose IncreasedCardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Drug Interaction
Vertigo PositionalDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Blood Chloride DecreasedDizziness

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