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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 12,775 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

Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,618 Metformin hydrochloride users)

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 45,608 Chills patients)

On May, 8, 2015: 12,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 83 people (0.65%) have Chills.

Trend of Chills in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Chills * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chills60.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Chills when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Chills49.44%50.56%

Age of people who have Chills when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chills0.00%0.00%2.47%0.00%3.70%13.58%28.40%51.85%

Severity of Chills when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chills0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Chills ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (17 people, 20.48%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 20.48%)
  3. Pain (9 people, 10.84%)
  4. Hypertension (8 people, 9.64%)
  5. Insomnia (7 people, 8.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (15 people, 18.07%)
  2. Aspirin (15 people, 18.07%)
  3. Byetta (13 people, 15.66%)
  4. Glipizide (10 people, 12.05%)
  5. Simvastatin (10 people, 12.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • went to urgent care due to severe upper abdominal pain, was put on antibiotics for three days

    I went back in for follow up and a chest X-Ray reveals pneumonia

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • # 3 events over 21 days - chills, vomiting, diarrhea, sulfur smelling burps, reduced cognitive abilities approx. 7 days apart.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I take Metformin and Lisinopril daily to help control blood sugar and to protect kidneys (experienced kidney stones approx. 5 years ago). This morning I woke up with hives on back of legs and in hip area, with spreading to feet and ankles.

    At work the hives briefly subsided, but I took aspirin on the off chance it would help. Hive began to get worse again approx. 2-3 hrs later. Took 1 pill equaline allergy (Chloropheniramine maleate 4 mg) and within approx. 15 minutes noticed increasing sensation of swelling in my lips, and now numbness developing approx. 30 minutes after taking.

    Reply

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