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A study for a 76-year old man who takes Metformin Hydrochloride, Glyburide, Ramipril, Lipitor, Niacin, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride

Summary: 44 male patients aged 76 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 76 year old male patient who has Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent, Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, Treatment - hives. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Apr, 20, 2015: 44 males aged 70 (±5) who take Metformin Hydrochloride, Glyburide, Ramipril, Lipitor, Niacin, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride are studied

Metformin Hydrochloride, Glyburide, Ramipril, Lipitor, Niacin, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 70

Gender: male

Conditions: Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent, Hypertension, Hypercholesterolemia, Treatment - hives

Drugs taking:
- Metformin Hydrochloride - 500MG (metformin hydrochloride): used for 5 - 10 years
- Glyburide - 5MG (glyburide): used for 5 - 10 years
- Ramipril - 10MG (ramipril): used for 5 - 10 years
- Lipitor - EQ 40MG BASE (atorvastatin calcium): used for 5 - 10 years
- Niacin - 500MG (niacin): used for 2 - 5 years
- Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride - 50MG/ML (diphenhydramine hydrochloride): used for 1 - 2 years

Drug interactions have: severe insomnia, moderate depression, moderate muscle swelling

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Insomnia4 (9.09% of males aged 70 (±5) who take the drugs)
Depression2 (4.55% of males aged 70 (±5) who take the drugs)
Muscle Swelling2 (4.55% of males aged 70 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Insomnia in Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent62 (0.65% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent)
Insomnia in Hypertension320 (1.36% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Hypertension)
Insomnia in Hypercholesterolemia303 (2.28% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Hypercholesterolemia)
Insomnia in Treatment - Hives1 (7.14% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Treatment - hives)
Depression in Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent37 (0.39% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent)
Depression in Hypertension267 (1.14% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Hypertension)
Depression in Hypercholesterolemia211 (1.59% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Hypercholesterolemia)
Depression in Treatment - Hives1 (7.14% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Treatment - hives)
Muscle Swelling in Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent1 (0.01% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent)
Muscle Swelling in Hypertension5 (0.02% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Hypertension)
Muscle Swelling in Hypercholesterolemia7 (0.05% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Hypercholesterolemia)
Muscle Swelling in Treatment - Hives1 (7.14% of males aged 70 (±5) who have Treatment - hives)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Insomnia in Metformin Hydrochloride20 (1.19% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Metformin hydrochloride)
Insomnia in Glyburide57 (1.40% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Glyburide)
Insomnia in Ramipril46 (0.94% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Ramipril)
Insomnia in Lipitor263 (1.83% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Lipitor)
Insomnia in Niacin18 (1.71% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Niacin)
Insomnia in Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride3 (2.08% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Depression in Metformin Hydrochloride8 (0.48% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Metformin hydrochloride)
Depression in Glyburide51 (1.26% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Glyburide)
Depression in Ramipril29 (0.59% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Ramipril)
Depression in Lipitor293 (2.04% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Lipitor)
Depression in Niacin12 (1.14% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Niacin)
Depression in Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride3 (2.08% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Diphenhydramine hydrochloride)
Muscle Swelling in Metformin Hydrochloride1 (0.06% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Metformin hydrochloride)
Muscle Swelling in Glyburide1 (0.02% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Glyburide)
Muscle Swelling in Ramipril1 (0.02% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Ramipril)
Muscle Swelling in Lipitor3 (0.02% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Lipitor)
Muscle Swelling in Niacin2 (0.19% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Niacin)
Muscle Swelling in Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride1 (0.69% of males aged 70 (±5) who take Diphenhydramine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Metformin Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Glyburide is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Ramipril is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Niacin is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/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/aMuscle SwellingDepressionInsomnian/aCerebrovascular Accident
InsomniaMuscle SwellingMuscle SwellingBlood Glucose Increased
DepressionInsomniaDepressionDizziness
Headache
Fatigue
Asthenia
Oedema Peripheral
Listless
Polyp
Haemoglobin Decreased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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You are not alone! Join a related support group:
- support group for people who have Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent
- support group for people who have Hypercholesterolemia
- support group for people who have Hypertension
- support group for people who have Treatment - Hives
- support group for people who have Depression
- support group for people who have Insomnia
- support group for people who have Muscle Swelling
- support group for people who take Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
- support group for people who take Glyburide
- support group for people who take Lipitor
- support group for people who take Metformin Hydrochloride
- support group for people who take Niacin
- support group for people who take Ramipril

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