Review: taking Atenolol and Metformin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Atenolol and Metformin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Atenolol and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,640 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Atenolol

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 111,686 users)

Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 174,670 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

11,640 people who take Atenolol, Metformin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Atenolol and Metformin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Atenolol:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 42.0% - (6 of 14 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 52.0% - (21 of 40 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 44.0% - (20 of 45 people)
  • 10+ years: 75.0% - (27 of 36 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Metformin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.0% - (3 of 14 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (11 of 22 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (15 of 30 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 56.0% - (21 of 37 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 51.0% - (16 of 31 people)
  • 10+ years: 35.0% - (6 of 17 people)
  • not specified: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Atenolol:
  • female: 56.0% - (43 of 76 people)
  • male: 51.0% - (40 of 78 people)
Metformin:
  • female: 43.0% - (35 of 81 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (38 of 76 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Atenolol:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (9 of 18 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (27 of 53 people)
  • 60+: 56.0% - (41 of 72 people)
Metformin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 35.0% - (6 of 17 people)
  • 50-59: 41.0% - (23 of 56 people)
  • 60+: 52.0% - (38 of 72 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • suicide attempt
  • drug abuse
  • intentional overdose
  • hypoglycaemia
  • thrombocytopenia
  • bradycardia
  • mobility decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • hypotension
  • muscle spasms
1 - 6 months:
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • renal failure acute
  • burning sensation
  • skin exfoliation
  • dehydration
  • hyperkalaemia
  • nausea
  • palpitations
6 - 12 months:
  • dizziness
  • hyperglycaemia
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • chest pain
  • pain
  • dehydration
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • cognitive deterioration
  • depression
1 - 2 years:
  • cellulitis
  • diabetic foot infection
  • osteomyelitis
  • skin ulcer
  • dry mouth
  • dry skin
  • weakness
  • atrial fibrillation
  • renal failure acute
  • pain
2 - 5 years:
  • vomiting
  • hypoglycaemia
  • cardiac failure
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • dehydration
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
5 - 10 years:
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hypoglycaemia
  • renal failure acute
  • depression
  • myocardial ischaemia
  • pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • dizziness
  • erectile dysfunction
10+ years:
  • depression
  • fall
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • coronary artery disease
  • drug ineffective
  • angina unstable
  • arthralgia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • infection
not specified:
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • myocardial infarction
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • blood glucose increased
  • vomiting
  • pain
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • weight decreased
male:
  • myocardial infarction
  • dyspnoea
  • blood glucose increased
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • renal failure acute
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • cardiac failure congestive

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • premature baby
  • jaundice neonatal
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • foetal cerebrovascular disorder
  • hypoglycaemia neonatal
  • placental disorder
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • foetal growth restriction
  • foetal growth retardation
  • hypoglycaemia
2-9:
  • drug ineffective
  • granulocytopenia
  • headache
  • leukopenia
  • nervousness
10-19:
  • hypotension
  • hypoglycaemia
  • lactic acidosis
  • convulsion
  • metabolic acidosis
  • bradycardia
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • coma
  • intentional overdose
  • suicide attempt
20-29:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal pain
  • completed suicide
  • somnolence
  • vision blurred
  • weight increased
  • agitation
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
30-39:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • injury
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
40-49:
  • renal failure acute
  • diabetes mellitus
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • lactic acidosis
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • blood glucose increased
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • myocardial infarction
  • vomiting
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • blood glucose increased
  • renal failure acute
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • asthenia
  • myocardial infarction

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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