Review: taking Green tea and Metformin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Green tea and Metformin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Green tea and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 42 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Green Tea

Green tea has active ingredients of green tea. It is often used in weight loss. (latest outcomes from Green tea 259 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

42 people who take Green Tea, Metformin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Green tea and Metformin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Green Tea:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Metformin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Green Tea:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Metformin:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Green Tea:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Metformin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

5 - 10 years:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fear
  • muscle spasms
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
not specified:
  • dehydration
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • amnesia
  • diarrhoea
  • muscle atrophy
  • nausea
  • death

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain in extremity
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • muscle spasms
  • nasal congestion
  • oedema peripheral
  • bronchiolitis
  • constipation
  • death
male:
  • amnesia
  • muscle atrophy
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • bone marrow failure
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • alopecia
  • confusional state

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • abdominal pain
  • agitation
  • apnoea
  • choking
  • cough
  • crying
  • deafness
  • diarrhoea
  • eating disorder
  • flatulence
20-29:
  • alopecia
  • asthenia
  • bone marrow failure
  • confusional state
  • death
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
30-39:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fear
  • muscle spasms
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
40-49:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • disease progression
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • fall
  • headache
  • hypertensive crisis
  • malignant neoplasm progression
  • sarcoma
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
50-59:
  • amnesia
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • stress
60+:
  • amnesia
  • muscle atrophy
  • constipation
  • diarrhoea
  • dysgeusia
  • fatigue
  • peripheral swelling
  • skin irritation
  • stomatitis
  • urticaria

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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