Review: Metformin and Aspirin
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Aspirin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 18,639 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 30, 2014: 18,639 people who reported to have interactions when taking Metformin, Aspirin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
- Aspirin (aspirin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Metformin, Aspirin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||5,159|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||4,197|
|Blood Glucose Increased||3,496|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||3,272|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||2,681|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Metformin, Aspirin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)||208|
|Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)||126|
|Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)||117|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||94|
|Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)||84|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||77|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Blood cholesterol increased
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. Aspirin (aspirin) is often used to treat blood clots. 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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be ware of metformin on Mar, 3, 2014:
I am a 64 yr old female who was on metformin for 10 plus yrs. I was recently diagnosed with congestive heart failure. One of the first things the doctor took me off was metformin. I thought it was strange, so I did research and discovered that metformin can cause death. According to the people who make metformin doctors are aware of the dangers. They even put it in black boxes. This protects them from any liability so people can not sue them. Metformin is bad news. Research your meds. And I too have bouts of vertigo. I think we are all being used as guinea pigs.
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