Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Blood in stool?
Summary: Blood in stool is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lotronex, and have Diarrhoea nos.
We study 12,773 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Blood in stool. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood in stool and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,614 Metformin hydrochloride users)
Blood in stool
Blood in stool has been reported by people with irritable bowel syndrome, ill-defined disorder, depression, weight loss, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 3,192 Blood in stool patients)
On Apr, 25, 2015: 12,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Blood In Stool.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Blood in stool * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood in stool||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood in stool when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Blood in stool||16.67%||83.33% |
Age of people who have Blood in stool when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Blood in stool||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||20.00%||20.00%||40.00% |
Severity of Blood in stool when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood in stool||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood in stool ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diarrhoea nos (1 people, 16.67%)
- Erectile dysfunction (1 people, 16.67%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lotronex (2 people, 33.33%)
- Paroxetine hcl (1 people, 16.67%)
- Lipitor (1 people, 16.67%)
- Glyburide (1 people, 16.67%)
- Warfarin sodium (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Metformin for a 63-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes. The patient has Blood Urine
- A study of drug interactions between Norvasc, Multivitamin, Horse Chestnut, Omega 3, Saw Palmetto, Metformin, Aspirin, Atenolol, Glimepiride, Hydrochlorothiazide, Fosinopril Sodium for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Deficiency, Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Ischaemic Heart Disease. The patient has Peripheral Artery Disease, Coronary Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Sugar
- A study of drug interactions between Sitagliptin Phosphate, Omeprazole, Prednisolone, Levothyroxine Sodium, Metformin for a 68-year old woman with Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Gallstones, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Itching
- A study of side effects of Divalproex Sodium for a 32-year old man with Depression. The patient has Blood In Stool
- A study of drug interactions between Coenzyme Q10, ASA, Plavix, Actos, Metformin, Glucotrol, Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Zocor, Glipizide, Byetta for a 73-year old man with Hyperlipidemia, Hyperlipidaemia, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Parkinsonian Rest Tremor, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependenet.
Recent Metformin hydrochloride related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Januvia, Glimepiride, Glucophage, Depakote, Abilify for a 45-year old woman who has Mental Disability
- Comparions of Lisinopril, Armour Thyroid, Metformin, Glipizide, Prednisone for a 64-year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Comparions of Omeprazole, Metformin, Losartan, Carvedilol, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 61-year old man who has Mood Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition
- Comparions of Benazepril Hydrochloride, Metformin for a 58-year old woman who has Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent
- Comparions of Metformin, Januvia, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Oxycodone And Acetaminophen, Moexipril Hydrochloride for a 60-year old woman who has Interactions
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