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Review: could Metformin cause Growth hormone excess (Acromegaly)?

We study 12,751 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Growth hormone excess. Find out below who they are, when they have Growth hormone excess and more.

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Metformin hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,594 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Growth hormone excess

Growth hormone excess (body produces too much growth hormone, leading to excess growth of body tissues) (latest reports from 2,829 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, hypopituitarism, high blood cholesterol, growth hormone deficiency, depression.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 12,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Growth Hormone Excess.

Trend of Growth hormone excess in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Growth hormone excess * :

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Gender of people who have Growth hormone excess when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Growth hormone excess100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Growth hormone excess when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Growth hormone excess0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Growth hormone excess when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

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How people recovered from Growth hormone excess ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Hypoglycaemia (2 people, 100.00%)
  4. Tremor (2 people, 100.00%)
  5. Anxiety disorder (2 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Effexor (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Serzone (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Desyrel (2 people, 100.00%)
  4. Lisinopril (2 people, 100.00%)
  5. Zocor (2 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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