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Review: could Metformin cause Bone density decreased?

We study 12,747 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Bone density decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone density decreased and more.

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Metformin hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,587 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Bone density decreased

Bone density decreased (latest reports from 46,162 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, breast cancer, depression, high blood pressure.

On Jul, 1, 2014: 12,744 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 5 people (0.04%) have Bone Density Decreased. They amount to 0.01% of all the 46,106 people who have Bone Density Decreased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bone density decreased in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Bone density decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone density decreased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Bone density decreased when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Bone density decreased80.00%20.00%

Age of people who have Bone density decreased when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone density decreased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Bone density decreased when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone density decreased0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bone density decreased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Fluid retention (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Acid reflux (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xalatan (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Progesterone (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Lisinopril (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Ibuprofen (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Prilosec (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Em on Jun, 23, 2014:

    HCTZ is a diuretic and should be taken in the morning.
    You need to drink more water or you will continue to have
    The odor of ammonia in your urine. The urine is concentrating in your bladder during the day and then when the HCTZ kicks in, you're urine is concentrated. You probably wet the bed because you were in very deep sleep and/or dreaming. This with the diuretic is a bad combination. To be safe ask your physician or pharmacist about the best time to take the HCTZ and tell your doctor about the odor of ammonia in your urine. I am not a primary care provider but have been a nurse for 27 years and have an MS degree so my advice and information are probably accurate but are not to be considered MEDICAL ADVICE. This information is only provided to assist you in discussing your medication and symptom, with a primary care provider (MD,DO, PA, FNP, NP. CNS...) and your pharmacist.

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