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Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Drug not working (Drug Ineffective)?

Summary: Drug not working is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Diabetes mellitus.

We study 12,759 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride 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 14,600 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Drug not working

On Oct, 22, 2014: 12,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 337 people (2.64%) have Drug Not Working.

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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    (Asked by a 65 year old woman who has Unusually Long Time Suffering With Outbreaks Of Cold Sores. BS Always In Normal Limits Unless Sick?, and takes Metformin)
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    (Asked by a 33 year old woman who has Enlarged Liver, and takes Allopurinol, Metformin, Lyrica, Morphine)
    I want to know if i can take buprenorphine with an enlarged liver

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