Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Chills?
Summary: Chills is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 12,766 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,611 Metformin hydrochloride users)
Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 45,587 Chills patients)
On Dec, 29, 2014: 12,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 83 people (0.65%) have Chills.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Chills * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Chills when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Chills when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
Severity of Chills when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Chills ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (17 people, 20.48%)
- Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 20.48%)
- Pain (9 people, 10.84%)
- Hypertension (8 people, 9.64%)
- Insomnia (7 people, 8.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (15 people, 18.07%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 18.07%)
- Byetta (13 people, 15.66%)
- Glipizide (10 people, 12.05%)
- Simvastatin (10 people, 12.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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The diabetes was diagnosed about 5 yrs. ago. On prednisone for a psuedotumor. Surgeon went little bit into sinuses to cut a piece of bone. That was to help drain sinuses; chronic infections and suspected link to psuedotumors. Probably blew nose sooner than recommended; clotting made difficult to breath. What's recommended to relieve that sort of pain?
- I had bladder cancer and my doctor put me on metformin should i get off this
I do not want to take this metformin if it may cause my bladder cancer to come badk
- I have been told by my gastroenterologist that i have gastroparesis, what are my treatment options, if any?
I've had a CT scan and a Gastric Emptying study completed. My stomach is only 35% emptied after 4 hours, it should be at least 90% empty at that point. I have a colonoscopy and esophagealendoscopy scheduled for the first week of the year. What are my treatment options at this point?
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In process of switching from Topiramate 50 mg. 1 pill in morning & one at night (going off of this because of kidney stones) Was on this medication approximately 10 years.
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