Review: taking Metformin and Nucynta er together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Metformin and Nucynta er together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Nucynta er. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 75 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 hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 122,704 users)

Nucynta Er

Nucynta er has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Nucynta er 372 users)

On Aug, 25, 2016

75 people who take Metformin, Nucynta Er are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Metformin and Nucynta er drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Metformin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Nucynta Er:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 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)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Metformin:
  • female: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Nucynta Er:
  • female: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (1 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: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Nucynta Er:
  • 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenopia
  • back pain
  • feeling abnormal
  • feeling drunk
  • gait disturbance
  • abdominal discomfort
  • anxiety
  • application site ulcer
  • asthenia
1 - 6 months:
  • fall
  • vertigo
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypertensive crisis
  • leukocytosis
  • spinal fracture
  • burning mouth syndrome
6 - 12 months:
  • aggression
  • burning mouth syndrome
  • convulsion
  • dysarthria
  • dyskinesia
  • incoherent
  • pain
  • sweating - excessive
1 - 2 years:
  • sweating - excessive
2 - 5 years:
  • renal impairment
  • anaemia
  • pancytopenia
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • headache
  • impaired gastric emptying
  • weight gain
10+ years:
  • anaemia
  • pancytopenia
  • renal impairment
not specified:
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • vision blurred
  • hyperhidrosis
  • dehydration
  • presyncope
  • confusional state
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • dehydration
  • fall
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • chest pain
  • flatulence
  • malaise
  • presyncope
  • abdominal discomfort
male:
  • dyspnoea
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • vision blurred
  • hyperhidrosis
  • confusional state
  • back pain
  • drug screen positive
  • tremor
  • abnormal behaviour

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • aggression
  • convulsion
  • dysarthria
  • dyskinesia
  • incoherent
  • pain
30-39:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • headache
  • impaired gastric emptying
  • malaise
  • road traffic accident
  • weight gain
40-49:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hyperhidrosis
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain
  • anhedonia
50-59:
  • confusional state
  • asthenopia
  • delirium
  • dka
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling abnormal
  • feeling drunk
  • gait disturbance
  • loss of consciousness
  • retrograde amnesia
60+:
  • dizziness
  • dehydration
  • hyperhidrosis
  • vision blurred
  • presyncope
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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