Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Loss of libido?
Summary: Loss of libido is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Doxazosin mesylate, and have Diabetes.
We study 12,773 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride 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 has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,614 Metformin hydrochloride users)
Loss of libido
Loss of libido (loss of sexual urge) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, hair loss, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 2,596 Loss of libido patients)
On Mar, 11, 2015: 12,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 6 people (0.05%) 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan, Actos, Metformin, Synthroid, Invokana for a 53-year old woman with Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Binge Eating
- A study of side effects of Metformin for a 57-year old woman with Cough. The patient has Cough Aggravated
- A study of drug interactions between Bisoprolol Fumarate, Cephalexin, Gliclazide, Glucophage for a 61-year old man with Cardiac Disorder, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Eosinophilia
- A study of side effects of Metformin for a 60-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes. The patient has Heart Rate Irregular
- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Onglyza, Crestor, Farxiga for a 64-year old man with Diabetes, Lower Cholesterol. The patient has Swelling, Pain In Jaw, Nasal Congestion
Recent Metformin hydrochloride related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Metformin, Novolog Flexpen, Lantus Solostar for a 50-year old woman who has Diabetes
- Comparions of Actos, Metformin, Onglyza for a 24-year old man who has Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent
- Comparions of Metformin, Klonopin, Celexa, Clozapine for a 55-year old woman who has Anxiety
- Comparions of Metformin, Januvia, Glipizide for a 44-year old man who has Type 2 Diabetes
- Comparions of Lexapro, Hydrochlorothiazide, Lisinopril, Metformin, Garcinia Cambogia for a 60-year old woman who has Tramadol
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