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Review: could Metformin cause Drug not working?

We study 12,751 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 337 have Drug not working. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug not working and more.

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Metformin hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,592 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 12,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 337 people (2.64%) have Drug Not Working. They amount to 0.04% of all the 858,147 people who have Drug Not Working on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug not working in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Drug not working * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug not working25.00%33.33%8.33%8.33%16.67%8.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug not working when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Drug not working53.92%46.08%

Age of people who have Drug not working when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug not working0.00%0.00%1.19%0.79%3.95%10.67%28.85%54.55%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (80 people, 23.74%)
  2. Hypertension (57 people, 16.91%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (48 people, 14.24%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (21 people, 6.23%)
  5. Pain (20 people, 5.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (47 people, 13.95%)
  2. Byetta (33 people, 9.79%)
  3. Lipitor (32 people, 9.50%)
  4. Aspirin (31 people, 9.20%)
  5. Lantus (31 people, 9.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    tunafilet on Aug, 3, 2014:

    Female, 70 yrs old. Taking Welbutrin and Lexapro. Cannot fall or stay asleep at night even after taking many different sleep aids. Severe nasal congestion (snorting) adds to the problem. Seems to start up after trying to sleep for a few hours and does not stop. Anyone else?

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