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Review: taking Metformin and Aspirin together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Metformin and Aspirin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Aspirin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,985 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 101,000 Metformin users)

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 164,583 Aspirin users)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 18,983 people who take Metformin, Aspirin are studied

Metformin, Aspirin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
- Aspirin (aspirin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Metformin is effective36.36%
(4 of 11 people)
26.67%
(8 of 30 people)
51.72%
(15 of 29 people)
37.50%
(27 of 72 people)
48.04%
(49 of 102 people)
48.39%
(45 of 93 people)
41.30%
(19 of 46 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Aspirin is effective41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
40.91%
(9 of 22 people)
21.05%
(4 of 19 people)
48.72%
(19 of 39 people)
41.30%
(38 of 92 people)
52.87%
(46 of 87 people)
55.77%
(29 of 52 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
VomitingRenal Failure AcuteRenal Failure AcuteRenal Failure AcuteRenal Failure AcuteRenal Failure AcuteHyperkalaemiaNausea
Renal Failure AcuteLactic AcidosisLactic AcidosisHypoglycaemiaLactic AcidosisWeight DecreasedRenal Failure AcuteBlood Glucose Increased
DiarrhoeaConfusional StateSkin UlcerVomitingDehydrationConstipationFatigueDyspnoea
HypoglycaemiaAstheniaMalaiseRhabdomyolysisDiarrhoeaNauseaVomitingRenal Failure Acute
HyperkalaemiaBlood Glucose IncreasedNauseaNauseaVomitingDystoniaDeathVomiting
HypotensionHypoglycaemiaHypoglycaemiaHyperkalaemiaAnaemiaDiarrhoeaRenal FailurePain
HyponatraemiaNauseaVomitingCellulitisFatigueTremorElectrocardiogram Pr ProlongationDizziness
DehydrationAcidosisJaundice CholestaticDiabetic Foot InfectionMyocardial InfarctionHiatus HerniaMetabolic AcidosisDiarrhoea
HeadacheAbdominal PainRenal ImpairmentSkin UlcerNauseaHypoglycaemiaInjuryWeight Decreased
NauseaRenal FailureCellulitisOsteomyelitisDiabetic KetoacidosisMuscle SpasmsDizzinessFatigue

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Metformin is effective39.18%
(67 of 171 people)
47.87%
(101 of 211 people)
Aspirin is effective45.52%
(61 of 134 people)
46.84%
(89 of 190 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaBlood Glucose Increased
Blood Glucose IncreasedDyspnoea
VomitingNausea
DyspnoeaRenal Failure Acute
Renal Failure AcuteMyocardial Infarction
DizzinessPain
PainDizziness
DiarrhoeaFlushing
Weight DecreasedDiarrhoea
AstheniaWeight Decreased

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
26.92%
(7 of 26 people)
17.48%
(18 of 103 people)
33.80%
(72 of 213 people)
25.45%
(70 of 275 people)
Aspirin is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
26.32%
(5 of 19 people)
20.88%
(19 of 91 people)
28.72%
(54 of 188 people)
30.21%
(71 of 235 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neonatal Respiratory Distress SyndromeAccidental ExposureOedema PeripheralDeep Vein ThrombosisType 2 Diabetes MellitusNauseaNauseaNausea
Conjunctival HaemorrhageDuodenal Ulcer HaemorrhageHypercoagulationPainVomitingDiabetes MellitusBlood Glucose IncreasedRenal Failure Acute
CryptorchismFaeces DiscolouredPain In ExtremityNauseaPainBlood Glucose IncreasedVomitingBlood Glucose Increased
Congenital TeratomaDiarrhoeaPulmonary EmbolismPulmonary EmbolismNauseaPainPainDyspnoea
Cerebrovascular AccidentNeutrophil Count DecreasedCholecystitis ChronicAnxietyDeep Vein ThrombosisVomitingDizzinessVomiting
Hypoglycaemia NeonatalLoss Of ConsciousnessDeep Vein ThrombosisDizzinessHeadacheDizzinessRenal Failure AcuteDiarrhoea
Respiratory DistressGastrointestinal HaemorrhageCholelithiasisVomitingDiabetes MellitusChest PainWeight DecreasedAsthenia
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusSyncopeCompleted SuicideBlood Glucose IncreasedDiarrhoeaMyocardial InfarctionDyspnoeaWeight Decreased
Chest PainAdrenal MassCondition AggravatedAbortion SpontaneousChest PainDyspnoeaDiarrhoeaDizziness
Jaundice NeonatalInfluenza Like IllnessFlushingFeeling HotAbdominal PainFatigueMyocardial InfarctionFatigue

* 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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