Indapamide vs. Metformin: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study
We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Indapamide and Metformin. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 478,989 people who take Indapamide and Metformin, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
478,989 people who take Indapamide and Metformin are studied.
What is Indapamide?
Indapamide has active ingredients of indapamide. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 18,718 Indapamide users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Metformin?
Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. eHealthMe is studying from 405,986 Metformin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Drugs being compared in this study:
- Indapamide (indapamide)
- Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:
Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:
- not at all: 3.87 %
- somewhat: 15.77 %
- moderate: 34.52 %
- high: 39.29 %
- very high: 6.55 %
- not at all: 2.77 %
- somewhat: 19.79 %
- moderate: 37.7 %
- high: 29.76 %
- very high: 9.99 %
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How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related publications that referenced our studies
- T.Audi Yanto, I.Huang, F.Nathania Kosasih, NP Hardjo Lugito, "Nightmare and Abnormal Dreams: Rare Side Effects of Metformin?", Case Reports in Endocrinology, 2018 Jan .
- Al-Hamdy RA, "Assessment of electrolytes and HbA1c in type 2 diabetic patients using metformin and evaluation of guidelines obedience regarding renal impairment", J.Thi-Qar Sci., 2015 Jan .
- Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V, "Metformin and sleep disorders", Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism, 2012 Jan .
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of:
Common Indapamide side effects:
- Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration): 1,416 reports
- High blood pressure: 1,212 reports
- Breathing difficulty: 1,067 reports
- Weakness: 1,064 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,047 reports
- Dizziness: 1,044 reports
- Diarrhea: 937 reports
Browse all side effects of Indapamide:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Common Metformin side effects:
- Diarrhea: 25,489 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 22,049 reports
- Drug ineffective: 20,041 reports
- Indigestion: 17,857 reports
- Weight decreased: 17,682 reports
- Breathing difficulty: 16,617 reports
Browse all side effects of Metformin:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
How the study uses the data?
The study is based on indapamide and metformin hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Indapamide and Metformin, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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