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Review: Metformin and Aspirin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Aspirin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,969 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Metformin (what 100,768 Metformin users reported?) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is used in diabetes.

Aspirin (what 164,410 Aspirin users reported?) has active ingredients of aspirin. It is used in blood clots.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 18,967 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)
25.00%
(7 of 28 people)
50.00%
(14 of 28 people)
38.57%
(27 of 70 people)
47.47%
(47 of 99 people)
47.78%
(43 of 90 people)
40.00%
(18 of 45 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Aspirin is effective41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
35.00%
(7 of 20 people)
21.05%
(4 of 19 people)
47.37%
(18 of 38 people)
40.66%
(37 of 91 people)
52.38%
(44 of 84 people)
56.00%
(28 of 50 people)
n/a

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 DecreasedFatigueBlood Glucose Increased
DiarrhoeaConfusional StateSkin UlcerRhabdomyolysisDehydrationConstipationRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoea
HypoglycaemiaAstheniaMalaiseVomitingDiarrhoeaNauseaRenal FailureRenal Failure Acute
HyperkalaemiaBlood Glucose IncreasedHypoglycaemiaNauseaAnaemiaDiarrhoeaVomitingVomiting
HypotensionHypoglycaemiaNauseaHyperkalaemiaVomitingDystoniaDeathPain
HyponatraemiaNauseaVomitingCellulitisFatigueTremorMetabolic AcidosisDizziness
DehydrationAcidosisOsteomyelitisDiabetic Foot InfectionMyocardial InfarctionHiatus HerniaDizzinessDiarrhoea
HeadacheAbdominal PainDiabetic Foot InfectionOsteomyelitisNauseaHypoglycaemiaInjuryWeight Decreased
Oedema PeripheralRenal FailureCellulitisSkin UlcerRenal FailureMuscle SpasmsElectrocardiogram Pr ProlongationFatigue

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Metformin is effective38.55%
(64 of 166 people)
47.55%
(97 of 204 people)
Aspirin is effective44.62%
(58 of 130 people)
46.20%
(85 of 184 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)
26.09%
(6 of 23 people)
17.82%
(18 of 101 people)
35.60%
(68 of 191 people)
26.67%
(68 of 255 people)
Aspirin is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
31.25%
(5 of 16 people)
20.22%
(18 of 89 people)
30.12%
(50 of 166 people)
31.22%
(69 of 221 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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