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A study for a 66-year old woman who takes Metformin, Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulfate and MSM

Summary: 9 female patients aged 66 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 66 year old female patient who has Type 2 diabetes. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from 100,962 Metformin users)

Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate and msm has active ingredients of glucosamine; chondroitin sulfate; methylsulfonylmethane. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 282 Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate and msm users)

What are the conditions

Type 2 diabetes can be treated by Metformin Hydrochloride, Metformin, Januvia, Victoza, Glipizide, Janumet. (latest reports from 92,812 Type 2 Diabetes patients)

On Jan, 20, 2015: 9 females aged 61 (±5) who take Metformin, Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulfate and MSM are studied

Metformin, Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulfate and MSM outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 61

Gender: female

Conditions: Type 2 diabetes

Drugs taking:
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride): used for 6 - 12 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Glucosamine And Chondroitin Sulfate And MSMThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Metformin is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulfate and MSM is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)n/an/aPotassium Chloride Sensitivity Test AbnormalPotassium Chloride Sensitivity Test Abnormaln/aInherited AllergiesFemur Fracture
Lactobacillus InfectionTinnitus (a ringing in the ears)High Blood PressureFall
Lactobacillus InfectionAlopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
Pathological Fracture (broken bone caused by disease)
Drug Effect Decreased
Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus)
Injury
Bone Disorder
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
Hypocalcaemia (levels of calcium in blood serum are abnormally low)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Type 2 Diabetes
- support group for people who take Glucosamine And Chondroitin Sulfate And MSM
- support group for people who take Metformin

Recent conversations of related support groups:

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More questions for: Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulfate and MSM, Metformin, Type 2 diabetes

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