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Review: could Metformin cause Magnesium deficiency?

We study 12,744 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Magnesium deficiency and more.

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Metformin hydrochloride

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,586 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Magnesium deficiency

Magnesium deficiency (lack of magnesium) (latest reports from 794 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, multiple sclerosis, colon cancer, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Jun, 13, 2014: 12,744 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Magnesium Deficiency. They amount to 0.13% of all the 791 people who have Magnesium Deficiency on eHealthMe.

Trend of Magnesium deficiency in Metformin hydrochloride reports

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Magnesium deficiency * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Magnesium deficiency when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Magnesium deficiency100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Magnesium deficiency when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Magnesium deficiency0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Magnesium deficiency when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Magnesium deficiency0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Magnesium deficiency ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol abnormal (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. High blood pressure (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Micardis hct (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Actos (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Glipizide (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Em on Jun, 23, 2014:

    HCTZ is a diuretic and should be taken in the morning.
    You need to drink more water or you will continue to have
    The odor of ammonia in your urine. The urine is concentrating in your bladder during the day and then when the HCTZ kicks in, you're urine is concentrated. You probably wet the bed because you were in very deep sleep and/or dreaming. This with the diuretic is a bad combination. To be safe ask your physician or pharmacist about the best time to take the HCTZ and tell your doctor about the odor of ammonia in your urine. I am not a primary care provider but have been a nurse for 27 years and have an MS degree so my advice and information are probably accurate but are not to be considered MEDICAL ADVICE. This information is only provided to assist you in discussing your medication and symptom, with a primary care provider (MD,DO, PA, FNP, NP. CNS...) and your pharmacist.

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