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Review: Green Tea and Metformin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Green Tea and Metformin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Green tea (latest outcomes from 111 users) has active ingredients of green tea. It is often used in weight loss.

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,833 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 13 people who take Green Tea, Metformin are studied

Green Tea, Metformin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Green Tea (green tea)
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Green Tea is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Metformin is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Oedeman/an/an/an/aOedema Peripheraln/aPain In Extremity
Cardiac Failure CongestiveFearOedema Peripheral
Pleural EffusionMuscle SpasmsPulmonary Embolism
Deep Vein ThrombosisPleural Effusion
Pain In ExtremityOedema
Cardiac Failure Congestive
Fear
Flushing
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Muscle Spasms

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Green Tea is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Metformin is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Oedema PeripheralPulmonary Hypertension
Pain In ExtremityDilatation Ventricular
Deep Vein ThrombosisRight Atrial Dilatation
FearMetabolic Encephalopathy
Muscle SpasmsBone Marrow Failure
CataractLactic Acidosis
Cardiac Failure CongestivePleural Effusion
OsteoarthritisProtein Urine Present
Visual ImpairmentPulmonary Embolism
TachycardiaRight Ventricular Failure

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Green Tea is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aBronchiolitisFearn/an/aPleural Effusion
WheezingOedema PeripheralPulmonary Hypertension
Maternal Exposure During PregnancyMuscle SpasmsDilatation Ventricular
Ear InfectionDeep Vein ThrombosisRight Atrial Dilatation
Pulmonary EmbolismPain In ExtremityMetabolic Encephalopathy
Nasal CongestionBone Marrow Failure
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlLactic Acidosis
Abdominal PainProtein Urine Present
Blood Ph Increased
Oedema

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Sugars were well controlled until recently. Now A1C has jumped from 5 to 7.5 and am getting daily readings from mid 200's to mid 300's. Eyesight has been affected within last week. Wondering if it could be a med interaction problem or the addition of the Green Tea and African Mango or the Niacin and statin added within last month.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Green Tea (green tea) is often used to treat weight loss. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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