Parkinson's disease is found among people who take Metformin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Simvastatin, and have Diabetes mellitus . We study 91,555 people who have side effects while taking Metformin from FDA and social media. Among them, 131 have Parkinson's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinson's disease and more.
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Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 183,126 users)
Parkinson's disease has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 37,826 Parkinson's disease patients).
On Oct, 23, 2016
91,555 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin.
Among them, 131 people (0.14%) have Parkinson's Disease
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi. My new neurologist has scheduled me for a daTscan to confirm his diagnosis of Parkinsonism. My previous neurologist prescribed medical marijuana so that I can sleep through pain. I didn't respond well to any of the prescription pain meds he tried. My question is this: I do two inhalations of ...
The list of conditions and medications is not complete. I feel my immune system is very compromised and want some ideas on how to increase my immunity. I exercise on a regular basis, walk nearly every day, am trying to eat better, take vitamins etc, don't smoke or drink, go to doc and take their ...
I just began taking Metformin 500mg 2 time per day. I am also taking fast acting Apidra insulin. I have not had diabetes for long only about 5 months. I was taking novomix 30/70 however, it wasn't working for spikes so i switched to the Apidra pen and Metformin. After being on this regime for ...
I started taking this drug on Wednesday the 22nd. No symptoms, but today I'm experience very bad flank pain on one side. My wife is worried of course, and she googled Metformin and back pain, and there were quite a few posts about it. What do I do? I plan to call my doctor in the morning.
Two years ago I developed leg lymphedema following a radical hysterectomy, lymph node removal, and radiation for Uterine cancer. I am now 57 and cancer free but Lymphedema runs my life with several hours of required daily therapy and treatments. Although Lymphedema is not part of the ...
I have been taking Metformin for prediabeties since June. When I increased the dosage to 1000mgm, per Doctor's instructions, i feel like I have a cold and I wheeze and tire easily. I have never wheezed before.
I have been a Type 2 diabetic since 1989. I take insulin, Metformin and Glyberide. I have noticed lately that I have been somewhat constipated. Does anybody else had this problem. If so, what have you done about it? By the way, my name is Linda Wells. I'm 66 years old.
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