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Review: Metformin and 5HTP

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and 5HTP. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,671 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.

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

On Jul, 15, 2014: 6 people who take Metformin, 5HTP are studied

Metformin, 5HTP outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
- 5HTP (5 - htp)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Metformin is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
5HTP is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/aLower Blood PressureLower Blood Pressure

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Metformin is effective100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
5HTP is effective100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
n/aLower Blood Pressure

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
5HTP is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aLower Blood Pressure

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. 5htp (5 - htp) is often used to treat depression. 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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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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