Review: taking Metformin and 5htp together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Metformin and 5htp together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and 5htp. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 99,379 users)

5Htp

5htp has active ingredients of 5 - htp. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 5htp 24 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

9 people who take Metformin, 5Htp are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Metformin and 5htp drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Metformin:
  • < 1 month: 100% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
5Htp:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 66% - (2 of 3 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 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Metformin:
  • female: 100% - (2 of 2 people)
  • male: 25% - (1 of 4 people)
5Htp:
  • female: 100% - (2 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

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: 100% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 40% - (2 of 5 people)
5Htp:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 66% - (2 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

10+ years:
  • lower blood pressure
not specified:
  • lower blood pressure
  • itching scar

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • itching scar
male:
  • lower blood pressure

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • itching scar
60+:
  • lower blood pressure

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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