Review: taking Green tea and Metformin together


Summary

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 25 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 186 users)

Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 122,704 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

25 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:
  • death
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • ear infection
  • flushing
  • muscle spasms
  • amnesia
  • muscle atrophy
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal pain
  • bronchiolitis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • abdominal pain
  • bronchiolitis
  • death
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • ear infection
  • fear
  • muscle spasms
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • amnesia
  • muscle atrophy
  • bone marrow failure
  • flushing
  • lactic acidosis
  • metabolic encephalopathy
  • muscle spasms
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • bronchiolitis
  • ear infection
  • nasal congestion
  • pulmonary embolism
  • wheezing
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
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:
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • stress
60+:
  • amnesia
  • muscle atrophy
  • bone marrow failure
  • lactic acidosis
  • metabolic encephalopathy

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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