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Review: could Metformin cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness?

We study 12,751 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 602 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness 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.

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,544,311 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 16, 2014: 12,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 599 people (4.70%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness. They amount to 0.04% of all the 1,543,439 people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness9.43%16.04%16.04%14.15%16.98%21.70%5.66%

Gender of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness54.07%45.93%

Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%0.57%1.14%3.79%15.72%28.79%50.00%

Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness1.22%53.66%36.59%8.54%

How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%9.09%90.91%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (86 people, 14.36%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (76 people, 12.69%)
  3. Hypertension (58 people, 9.68%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (34 people, 5.68%)
  5. Depression (30 people, 5.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (101 people, 16.86%)
  2. Lisinopril (64 people, 10.68%)
  3. Lantus (51 people, 8.51%)
  4. Actos (50 people, 8.35%)
  5. Lipitor (48 people, 8.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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