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Review: Metformin and Glucosamine

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Glucosamine. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

On Apr, 2, 2014: 2 people who reported to have interactions when taking Metformin, Glucosamine are studied

Trend of Metformin, Glucosamine's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (8551222)

Drug combinations in study:
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
- Glucosamine (glucosamine)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Metformin, Glucosamine:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Sore And Aching Muscles2
Muscle Twitching2
Dyshidrotic Eczema (skin condition in which blisters develop on the soles of your feet and/or the palms of hands)2

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Metformin, Glucosamine:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Sore And Aching Muscles2
Muscle Twitching2
Dyshidrotic Eczema (skin condition in which blisters develop on the soles of your feet and/or the palms of hands)2

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Metformin0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%
Glucosamine0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Low blood sugar
  2. Total cholesterol
  3. Blood pressure
  4. High blood cholesterol
  5. Arthritis

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fish oil
  2. Aspirin
  3. Vitamin d
  4. Cinnamon
  5. Flaxseed oil

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. Glucosamine (glucosamine) is often used to treat joint pain. 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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