Metformin hydrochloride and Muscle atrophy - from FDA reports
Muscle atrophy is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Lantus, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Muscle atrophy with Metformin hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,881 people who have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 28, 2017
16,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride.
Among them, 16 people (0.09%) have Muscle atrophy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:
- female: 12.5 %
- male: 87.5 %
Age of people who have Muscle atrophy when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 12.5 %
- 60+: 87.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 31.25%)
- Hypertriglyceridaemia (3 people, 18.75%)
- Rashes (2 people, 12.50%)
- High Blood Pressure (2 people, 12.50%)
- Heart Attack (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Simvastatin (3 people, 18.75%)
- Ramipril (3 people, 18.75%)
- Pepcid (3 people, 18.75%)
- Lantus (3 people, 18.75%)
- Lovenox (2 people, 12.50%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weakness (9 people, 56.25%)
- Pain (7 people, 43.75%)
- Myopathy (7 people, 43.75%)
- Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (6 people, 37.50%)
- Malaise (5 people, 31.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I am dive inker type two since 2012 and take three Tim a day 500 mg Metformine. My blood sugar in the morning before breakfast vary from 95 to 140 mg/ dl. Since last week I took Pharmaton and will know about effect in blood sugar.
User reviews to the study
Hi. Just found this by accident. Been on Topamax for 8 mths now (migraines). Have lost 40 pounds. A few weeks ago I took a close look at myself and realized that most of what I've lost looks like it's muscle mass that's gone. I realize that we all lose muscle as we age (I'm 65) but this ...
I have been hospitalized 2 times in 1 week for hyponatremia. First episode was from gastroenteritis and excessive diarrhea. But then the diarrhea stopped for about a week. I had to cut my metformin dose down while sick as it upset my gi tract. Stools became more normal for about a week. Second ...
I have been taking Jentadueto ( metformin plus something else ..) for 3 years now, plus 81 mg aspiriin for diabetes. I am 64 years old. I had blood in my stool about two month ago. It was a lot. I freaked out. No pain and no other symptoms. I went to a family doctor and then to a ...
Worried about muscle atrophy. I have been on Afinitor (5mg) about 8 months and I am having very bad muscle atrophy. Will I eventually become debilitated completely. I also taking 130 mg. Lanreotide shot ever 28 days