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Review: Metformin and Ferrous Fumarate

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Ferrous Fumarate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 31 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,598 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Ferrous fumarate (latest outcomes from 366 users) has active ingredients of ferrous fumarate. It is often used in anemia.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 31 people who take Metformin Hydrochloride, Ferrous Fumarate are studied

Metformin Hydrochloride, Ferrous Fumarate outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin hydrochloride)
- Ferrous Fumarate (ferrous fumarate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Metformin Hydrochloride is effectiven/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
n/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a
Ferrous Fumarate is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Anemian/an/aRash Erythematous AggravatedRash Erythematous AggravatedAbdominal Pain UpperAbdominal Pain UpperAnaemia
Abdominal RigidityAlcohol UseAlcohol UseDehydration
DizzinessAnemiaNausea
Back Pain - LowHypovolaemia
Hypophagia
Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Asthenia
Renal Failure Acute
Pneumonia Aspiration
Myocardial Infarction

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Metformin Hydrochloride is effective50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Ferrous Fumarate is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
75.00%
(3 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
UrticariaNausea
PetechiaeLeft Ventricular Hypertrophy
Renal ImpairmentHypovolaemia
DehydrationHypophagia
ContusionNeck Pain
Adrenal SuppressionRenal Failure Acute
SepsisMyocardial Infarction
PneumoniaPneumonia Aspiration
Dry MouthVomiting
DeathDehydration

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metformin Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
Ferrous Fumarate is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aAbdominal Pain UpperPetechiaeAnaemia
Alcohol UseUrticariaDehydration
Gastric DisorderVomiting
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseAsthenia
Infrequent Bowel MovementsTherapeutic Agent Toxicity
FlatulenceHypovolaemia
Weight DecreasedNeck Pain
Abdominal DistensionNausea
Dry MouthLeft Ventricular Hypertrophy
ThirstHypophagia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. Ferrous Fumarate (ferrous fumarate) is often used to treat anemia. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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