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Metformin Hydrochloride, Curcumin for a 57-year old woman





Summary: there is no report from female patients aged 57 (±5) who take the same drugs.

This is a personalized study for a 57 year old female patient who has Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin hydrochloride 14,605 users)

Curcumin has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Curcumin 116 users)

What are the conditions

Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent can be treated by Metformin Hydrochloride, Metformin, Januvia, Victoza, Janumet, Glipizide. (latest reports from Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent 91,190 patients)

Arthritis nos (latest reports from Arthritis Nos 57,048 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 0 female aged 55 (±5) who take Metformin Hydrochloride, Curcumin is studied

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 55

Gender: female

Conditions: Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent, Arthritis Nos

Drugs taking:
- Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG (metformin hydrochloride)
- Curcumin (turmeric)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

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* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who have Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent
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  • Hair loss with metformin hydrochloride usage
    I have been taking the drug Metformin Hydrochloride for about 5 months and definitely find that I am losing hair which is a problem I have never experienced. Always had the healthiest hair, no problems. Well, I am finding that I am losing lair significantly and feel that the manufacturer of this drug should post that this is a side effect as so many have been complaining of the same side effect. I also began having problems with my teeth and always prided myself of having great teeth with no problems. I also understand that if there is a deficiency of Vitamin B12 that this together with taking this drug can cause these issues of hair loss and mouth/teeth problems. Again; I feel this should be totally and more readily informed to anyone taking this drug. I don't feel that anyone should have to give up things important to them to maintain a healthy way of living...I am going to see my physician and discuss what other options that may exist as I am not feeling very comfortable with this drug and the side effects I am experiencing.
  • Ranexa and erectile dysfunction
    I have experienced moderate ED with taking multiple heart and NO meds. This has been manageable and acceptable. Cardiologist added Ranexa (Ranalozine) 3 weeks ago and I am now experiencing complete erectile and ejaculatory failure.
  • Turmeric and atrial fabrillation
    I am a "health nut" who has always avoided any and all tobacco and alcohol, am on no medication, am on a reasonably purer diet (organic foods etc.,) and daily take and assortment of vitamins, minerals and a few herbs like garlic and saw palmetto. I had recently began taking therapeutic doses of Turmeric for its anti-inflammatory properties in both powered and capsule forms--(powdered form for approximately two to three weeks--one teaspoon twice daily; capsule form for approximately three or four days--one capsule twice daily.) On the day in question, I took one teaspoon of the powered form of turmeric with a late lunch and left off the capsule form. I jog/walk two or three miles intermittently and roughly twice a week. Into the second mile of a three mile jog/walk that night,I experienced an unusual weakness and fatigue, stopped after the second mile and pulse was over 200. I had sweated a lot and after resting a while, I walked the third mile back home and showered. I was unable to sleep. My heart was in atrial fibrillation which was diagnosed hours later at the local Medical Center ER. Heart rate was fluctuating in the 150-170 range and was brought down to 100-120 range with I.V. medication but stayed in that range. Exactly 11 hours after its beginning and with virtually no sleep for over 24 hours and after drinking only water but with very little food and no vitamin or Turmeric consumption, immediately after standing up for the third time in four or five hours to go to the bathroom, I suddenly converted back to a normal heart rate which is 60 to 70 beats a minute and was released from the medical center seven hours later. Plan to stop taking all forms of Turmeric.
  • Victoza and liver cancer (cholangiocarcinoma)
    My husband was recently diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer after taking Victoza for several years. The doctor discontinued the Victoza when the cancer was diagnosed but he actually started feeling better after he stopped it until the cancer started progressing. Since cholangiocarcinoma nd pancreatic cancer are similar, is there a link between Victoza and cholangiocarcinoma?
  • Olfactory issues due to metformin use
    I've found that the metformin does not smell especially bad, but when I first started taking it, I could smell something horrible - to the point where I pulled apart my cupboards and fridge, fully expecting to find some maggot-riddled rotting meat. Eventually I realized I was smelling normal smells as hideous. I was on metformin 1/2 pill twice daily for a month, then a full pill twice daily. After about a month of that, I went off metformin for a week, being out of town without my prescription. When I resumed, that night I thought my husband had hideous breath. After we both brushed our teeth, nothing has changed. I recognized the rotting meat smell from my previous experience, and this is when I decided to cross reference metformin and olfactory issues.

More reviews for: Curcumin, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Please help me, I don't know if it is my age or if it is all of this medication and suppliments I am taking but here over the last few month my health has been deterating.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • mediscience on Mar, 18, 2011:

    these two compounds have potential anticancer preventive effects
    it would be interesting to know about people having taken both at the same time in a diabetic or non-diabetic context

    Reply

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