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Review: could Metformin cause Diuretic effect?

Summary: Diuretic effect is reported only by a few people who take Metformin.

We study 97,426 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 has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 100,962 Metformin users)

Diuretic effect

Diuretic effect has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, panic disorder, gastroesophageal reflux disease, type 2 diabetes. (latest reports from 362 Diuretic effect patients)

On Jan, 24, 2015: 97,426 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Diuretic Effect.

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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