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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 reports of 12 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 100,693 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.

Glucosamine (latest outcomes from 283 users) has active ingredients of glucosamine. It is often used in joint pain.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 12 people who take Metformin, Glucosamine are studied

Metformin, Glucosamine outcomes

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

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Glucosamine is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/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/aDyshidrotic EczemaLightheadedness - DizzyMuscle Twitchingn/aLightheadedness - Dizzy
Muscle Twitching

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Metformin is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Glucosamine is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Dyshidrotic EczemaLightheadedness - Dizzy
Muscle Twitching

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metformin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
Glucosamine is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aLightheadedness - Dizzy
Muscle Twitching
Dyshidrotic Eczema

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Doctors don't agree, but I think the Lipitor has been the cause. I am a very healthy 69 year old male with no other serious health issues.

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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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