Review: could Metformin cause Frequent urination?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,522 people who take Metformin. Among them, 3 have Frequent urination. See who they are, when they have Frequent urination and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,573 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Metformin hydrochloride include nausea aggravated, nausea, blood glucose increased, renal failure acute, lactic acidosis.
Frequent urination (latest reports from 1,393 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 9,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 3 people (0.03%) have Frequent Urination.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Frequent urination * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent urination||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Frequent urination when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Frequent urination||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Frequent urination when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Frequent urination||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Severity of Frequent urination when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent urination||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Frequent urination ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Insomnia (1 people, 33.33%)
- Gouty arthritis (1 people, 33.33%)
- Glaucoma (1 people, 33.33%)
- Infection (1 people, 33.33%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levobunolol hydrochloride (1 people, 33.33%)
- Lunesta (1 people, 33.33%)
- Benicar hct (1 people, 33.33%)
- Lumigan (1 people, 33.33%)
- Verapamil hydrochloride (1 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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