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Review: could Metformin cause Diuretic effect?

Summary: Diuretic effect could be caused by Metformin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Simvastatin, and have Daytime sleep disorder.

We study 97,056 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Diuretic effect and more.

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Metformin

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,539 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.

Diuretic effect

Diuretic effect (latest reports from 412 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, panic disorder, type 2 diabetes, mood swings.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 97,041 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Diuretic Effect. They amount to 0.24% of all the 411 people who have Diuretic Effect on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diuretic effect in Metformin reports

Time on Metformin when people have Diuretic effect * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diuretic effect0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diuretic effect when taking Metformin * :

FemaleMale
Diuretic effect100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Diuretic effect when taking Metformin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diuretic effect0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Diuretic effect when taking Metformin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diuretic effect0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diuretic effect ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diuretic effect0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Daytime sleep disorder (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Breathing difficulty (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Methylphenidate hydrochloride (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Albuterol (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Lisinopril (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I need to know my options! What should I be doing now? Anger and aggression, plus crying all the time are taking over my life. Savella was like a miracle drug for my fibromyalgia, but since it was an SNRI I am wondering how much of my problems is from stopping that. I did titrate off professionally, but had been on it over 3 years. Also wondering if it, hyperthyroidism or both are reason I am on four bp meds as cardiologist says heart is healthy. No history of stroke or seizures.
    Is there anyone out there who can give me direction? Every day is worse. Also having injections in c- spine to determine if neurological surgery w/ help w/ spinal cord compression. First was done Monday.
    Eyes also not focusing! Fibromyalgia or hyperthyroidism? Dr says I have 20/20 in each eye individually & field vision test okay. Still can't see TV or anything up close such as cosmetic needs for face! Nothing helps close vision. Glasses will help distance clear enough for now.

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