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Review: could Metformin cause Loss of libido?

We study 12,759 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Loss of libido. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of libido and more.

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Metformin hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,598 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Loss of libido

Loss Of Libido (loss of sexual urge) (latest reports from 11,845 patients) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, hair loss, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 12,759 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) have Loss Of Libido.

Trend of Loss of libido in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Loss of libido * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of libido0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%40.00%20.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Loss of libido when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Loss of libido33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Loss of libido when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of libido0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%

Severity of Loss of libido when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of libido0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loss of libido ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of libido0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 50.00%)
  2. Depression (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Stones - kidney (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Gerd (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Crps (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Doxazosin mesylate (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Lisinopril (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Glipizide (2 people, 33.33%)
  4. Paxil (2 people, 33.33%)
  5. Lamictal (1 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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