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Review: Atenolol and Metformin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Atenolol and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 7,416 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 5, 2014: 7,416 people who reported to have interactions when taking Atenolol, Metformin are studied

Trend of Atenolol, Metformin's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (9347431)

Drug combinations in study:
- Atenolol (atenolol)
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Atenolol, Metformin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,784
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)1,599
Anxiety1,471
Vomiting1,450
Diarrhoea1,430
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,386
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)1,162
Pain1,151
Blood Glucose Increased1,146
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1,073

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Atenolol, Metformin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)76
Anxiety62
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)48
Cellulitis (infection under the skin)46
Depression46
Cardiac Failure Congestive42
Chest Pain41
Pain40
Skin Ulcer40
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)38

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Atenolol0.00%16.00%40.00%40.00%4.00%
Metformin0.00%14.63%29.27%39.02%17.07%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension
  2. Diabetes mellitus
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  4. Depression
  5. Blood cholesterol increased

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin
  2. Glucophage
  3. Lisinopril
  4. Lipitor
  5. Simvastatin

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Atenolol (atenolol) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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