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Review: could Glucophage cause Drug screen false positive?

We study 40,952 people who have side effects while taking Glucophage from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.

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Glucophage (latest outcomes from 41,411 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Drug screen false positive

Drug screen false positive (latest reports from 4,283 patients) has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 40,948 people reported to have side effects when taking Glucophage. Among them, 13 people (0.03%) have Drug Screen False Positive. They amount to 0.30% of all the 4,275 people who have Drug Screen False Positive on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug screen false positive in Glucophage reports

Time on Glucophage when people have Drug screen false positive * :


Gender of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Glucophage * :

Drug screen false positive38.46%61.54%

Age of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Glucophage * :

Drug screen false positive0.00%0.00%0.00%30.00%10.00%50.00%10.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 46.15%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 46.15%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (1 people, 7.69%)
  4. Hiv infection (1 people, 7.69%)
  5. Vomiting (1 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Protonix (9 people, 69.23%)
  2. Lasix (4 people, 30.77%)
  3. Wellbutrin xl (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Cyanocobalamin (3 people, 23.08%)
  5. Flexeril (3 people, 23.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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