Review: could Metformin cause Loss of libido?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
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, 6 have Loss of libido. See who they are, when they have Loss of libido 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.
Loss of libido
Loss of libido (loss of sexual urge) (latest reports from 11,031 patients) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, hair loss, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Feb, 26, 2014: 9,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 6 people (0.06%) have Loss Of Libido.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Loss of libido * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||40.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Loss of libido when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Loss of libido||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who have Loss of libido when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33% |
Severity of Loss of libido when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of libido ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of libido||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 50.00%)
- Depression (2 people, 33.33%)
- Stones - kidney (1 people, 16.67%)
- Gerd (1 people, 16.67%)
- Crps (1 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Doxazosin mesylate (2 people, 33.33%)
- Lisinopril (2 people, 33.33%)
- Glipizide (2 people, 33.33%)
- Paxil (2 people, 33.33%)
- Lamictal (1 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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