Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Magnesium deficiency?
Summary: Magnesium deficiency is reported only by a few people who take Metformin hydrochloride.
We study 12,771 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Magnesium deficiency and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,612 Metformin hydrochloride users)
Magnesium deficiency (lack of magnesium) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, colon cancer. (latest reports from 226 Magnesium deficiency patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 12,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Magnesium Deficiency.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Magnesium deficiency * :
Gender of people who have Magnesium deficiency when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Magnesium deficiency||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Magnesium deficiency when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Magnesium deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Magnesium deficiency when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Magnesium deficiency||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Magnesium deficiency ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol abnormal (1 people, 100.00%)
- High blood pressure (1 people, 100.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Simvastatin (1 people, 100.00%)
- Micardis hct (1 people, 100.00%)
- Actos (1 people, 100.00%)
- Glipizide (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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