Review: could Metformin cause Stools - watery?
We study 12,751 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 651 have Stools - watery. Find out below who they are, when they have Stools - watery and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,592 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.
Stools - watery
Stools - watery (latest reports from 1,098,126 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 12,750 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 594 people (4.66%) have Stools - Watery. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,093,691 people who have Stools - Watery on eHealthMe.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Stools - watery * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stools - watery||34.21%||6.58%||7.89%||15.79%||18.42%||10.53%||6.58% |
Gender of people who have Stools - watery when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Stools - watery||55.44%||44.56% |
Age of people who have Stools - watery when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Stools - watery||0.00%||0.00%||0.18%||2.76%||4.24%||12.52%||22.84%||57.46% |
Severity of Stools - watery when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stools - watery||2.78%||66.67%||27.78%||2.78% |
How people recovered from Stools - watery ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stools - watery||18.18%||27.27%||54.55% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (137 people, 23.06%)
- Diabetes mellitus (124 people, 20.88%)
- Hypertension (65 people, 10.94%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (26 people, 4.38%)
- Pain (26 people, 4.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (77 people, 12.96%)
- Lisinopril (68 people, 11.45%)
- Simvastatin (68 people, 11.45%)
- Byetta (43 people, 7.24%)
- Glipizide (39 people, 6.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Derrick (2 years ago):
male 41, type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance. I find when the dosage it upped by my doctor it causes a few weeks of diarrhea until my system gets used to. I also find that when I eat a high carb. food or get too much sugar in my meal I get completely liquified stool a few hours later. I currently am on 2000mg of MetFormin daily.
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