Review: could Metformin Hydrochloride cause Magnesium Deficiency?


Magnesium deficiency is reported only by a few people who take Metformin Hydrochloride. We study 12,308 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Magnesium deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Magnesium deficiency and more.

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Metformin Hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin hydrochloride 18,412 users)

Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium deficiency (lack of magnesium) has been reported by people with gastrooesophageal reflux disease, breast cancer, indigestion, osteoporosis, preventive health care (latest reports from 350 Magnesium deficiency patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

12,308 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Magnesium Deficiency

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Magnesium deficiency?

Gender of people who have Magnesium Deficiency when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Magnesium Deficiency when taking Metformin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity of Magnesium Deficiency **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Abnormal (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Micardis Hct (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Glipizide (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Actos (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vitamin D Deficiency (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Simvastatin (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Micardis Hct (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Glipizide And Metformin Hydrochloride (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Dizziness (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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