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Metformin Abdominal Discomfort Side Effects

Metformin Abdominal Discomfort Side Effect Reports


The following Metformin Abdominal Discomfort side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Abdominal Discomfort, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Metformin or it might take time to develop.



Abdominal Discomfort, Diarrhoea

This Abdominal Discomfort side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 74-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: diabetes mellitus. The patient was prescribed Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets Usp (dosage: 5 Times Daily With Food), which was started on 2009. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets Usp the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Diarrhoea
These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets Usp.
Thrombosis, Epistaxis, Stomatitis, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Palmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome, Nausea, Abdominal Discomfort, Dysgeusia

This Abdominal Discomfort Metformin Hcl side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from DE on Nov 22, 2013. A male , 55 years of age, weighting 169.8 lb, was treated with Metformin Hcl. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Thrombosis
  • Epistaxis
  • Stomatitis
  • International Normalised Ratio Increased
  • Palmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Dysgeusia
. Metformin Hcl dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Coumadin
  • Sutent
  • Interleukin-2
  • Atenolol
  • Lisinopril
Lactic Acidosis, Renal Failure Acute, Abdominal Discomfort

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 60-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from IT, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: diabetes mellitus, who was treated with Metformin (dosage:Unk, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Abdominal Discomfort side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Abdominal Discomfort
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Metformin treatment in female patients suffering from diabetes mellitus, resulting in Abdominal Discomfort.

Cerebrovascular Accident, Atrial Fibrillation, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Discomfort, Hyperthyroidism

A 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: diabetes mellitus started Metformin Hcl treatment (dosage: Switched To Metformin Extended Release) on NS. Soon after starting Metformin Hcl treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Hyperthyroidism
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Pradaxa
  • Multaq
  • Methimazole
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin Hcl side effects, such as Abdominal Discomfort.
Sexual Dysfunction, Rash, Dizziness, Abdominal Discomfort, Fatigue, Dyspepsia, Dry Mouth

A patient from US was prescribed and started Metformin 1000mg on Sep 05, 2013. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: sexual dysfunction, rash, dizziness, abdominal discomfort, fatigue, dyspepsia, dry mouth Additional patient health information: male , 62 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Metformin 1000mg dosage: Was Cut By 50% I.e. 500 Mg Twice A Day On 4/5/13. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Multivitamin
  • Aspirin
  • Fish Oil Concentrate
Abdominal Discomfort, Abdominal Pain Upper, Nausea, Gastric Haemorrhage

This report suggests a potential Metformin Abdominal Discomfort side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 66-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): type 2 diabetes mellitus and used Metformin (dosage: 1,000 Mg?twice Daily?taken By Mouth?10 Years) starting NS. Soon after starting Metformin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Nausea
  • Gastric Haemorrhage
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Metformin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Abdominal Discomfort, may still occur.
Gastric Cancer, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Discomfort, Dysentery

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Oct 16, 2013 by a Female taking Metformin Hcl (dosage: Glifage 500, 750?after 2003 She Replaced Metformin For Insulin) was diagnosed with and. Location: BR , 61 years of age, weighting 141.1 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: gastric cancer, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, abdominal discomfort, dysentery. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Insulin
  • Aradois
  • Amlodipine
  • Thioctacid (Thioctacid Hr 600)
  • Lexotan (At Nt)
Pruritus, Rectal Cancer, Abdominal Discomfort

This Abdominal Discomfort problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from DE. A 64-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Metformin (metformin) (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Metformin (metformin), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Pruritus
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Abdominal Discomfort
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Abdominal Discomfort, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Rectal Cancer, Pruritus, Abdominal Discomfort, Aphthous Stomatitis

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 64-year-old patient (weight: NA) from DE. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Metformin (dosage: 1000 Metformin) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Pruritus
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Aphthous Stomatitis
This opens a possibility that Metformin could cause Abdominal Discomfort and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Rectal Cancer, Abdominal Discomfort, Pruritus

This Abdominal Discomfort side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from DE on Jun 18, 2013. A patient from DE , 64 years of age, weighting 185.2 lb, was treated with Metformin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: rectal cancer, abdominal discomfort, pruritus. Metformin dosage: NA. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Abdominal Discomfort, Malaise

This Abdominal Discomfort side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 11-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Metformin (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Metformin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Malaise
These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Rectal Cancer, Pruritus, Ulcer, Abdominal Discomfort

This Abdominal Discomfort Metformin side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from DE on Jun 19, 2013. A male , 64 years of age, weighting 185.2 lb, was treated with Metformin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Pruritus
  • Ulcer
  • Abdominal Discomfort
. Metformin dosage: 1000 Metformin. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Actos
Rectal Cancer, Abdominal Discomfort, Pruritus

This is a Metformin Hcl side effect report of a 64-year-old patient (weight:NA) from DE, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Metformin Hcl (dosage:1df:1000 Units Nos, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Abdominal Discomfort side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Pruritus
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Metformin Hcl treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Abdominal Discomfort.
Encephalopathy, Anaemia, Decreased Appetite, Dysarthria, Abdominal Discomfort, Blood Pressure Increased, Asthenia, Haemodialysis, Gait Disturbance

A 62-year-old patient (weight: NA) from KR with the following symptoms: NA started Metformin Hydrochloride treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Metformin Hydrochloride treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Encephalopathy
  • Anaemia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Dysarthria
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Asthenia
  • Haemodialysis
  • Gait Disturbance
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Amlodipine Besilate
  • Valsartan (valsartan) (valsartan)
  • Calcium Carbonate (calcium Carbonate) (calcium Carbonate)
  • Vitamin B Complex (vitamin B) (vitamin B)
  • Vitamin C Complex (vitamin C) (vitamin C)
  • Gliclazide (gliclazide) (gliclazide)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin Hydrochloride side effects, such as Abdominal Discomfort.
Encephalopathy, Dysarthria, Gait Disturbance, Myoclonus, Somnolence, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Abdominal Discomfort

A patient from KR was prescribed and started Metformin on Jul 02, 2013. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: encephalopathy, dysarthria, gait disturbance, myoclonus, somnolence, asthenia, decreased appetite, abdominal discomfort Additional patient health information: male , 62 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Metformin dosage: 1000 Mg, Unk. Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Encephalopathy, Decreased Appetite, Abdominal Discomfort

This report suggests a potential Metformin Abdominal Discomfort side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 62-year-old patient from KR (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): diabetes mellitus and used Metformin (dosage: 1000mg) starting NS. Soon after starting Metformin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Encephalopathy
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Abdominal Discomfort
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Amlodipine (5mg)
  • Valsartan (160mg)
  • Calcium Carbonate (1500mg)
  • Gliclazide (30mg)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Metformin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Abdominal Discomfort, may still occur.
Diarrhoea, Abdominal Discomfort, Product Quality Issue

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Apr 30, 2013 by a Female taking Metformin (dosage: 1000 Mg 2x Daily Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 72 years of age, weighting 250.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: diarrhoea, abdominal discomfort, product quality issue. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.
Abdominal Discomfort, Malaise

This Abdominal Discomfort problem was reported by a health professional from GB. A 71-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Dec 12, 2012 a consumer started treatment with Metformin (metformin) (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Flomaxtra Xl (tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
  • Hydroxocobalamin (hydroxocobalamin)
  • Lisinopril (lisinopril)
  • Simvastatin (simvastatin)
When commencing Metformin (metformin), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Malaise
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Abdominal Discomfort, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Malaise, Abdominal Discomfort, Abdominal Pain Upper, Abdominal Pain Lower

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 71-year-old patient (weight: NA) from GB. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Metformin (dosage: NA) starting Feb 07, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Malaise
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Abdominal Pain Lower
This opens a possibility that Metformin could cause Abdominal Discomfort and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Product Odour Abnormal, Abdominal Discomfort, Product Quality Issue, Product Substitution Issue

This Abdominal Discomfort side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US on Mar 25, 2013. A patient from US , 65 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: product odour abnormal, abdominal discomfort, product quality issue, product substitution issue. Metformin dosage: 1 Tablet Bid Po. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013

I have the same suspicion, i took glucophage for few months and had gout. I stoped it for 3 years and never had any symptoms. Last year i started glucophage again and got gout again in couple of months?! I also think there is a connection, probably to certain body types?!

Sat, 21 Apr 2012

Your diet is also something that will help you process the uric acid
and eliminate it from your body. Low-purine food choices include: green
vegetables, tomatoes, sugar, low-fat milk products, eggs, cheese,
olives, rice, pasta, grains, breads, fruits, chocolate, cereals, and
coffee.

Tue, 14 Dec 2010

I'm on Metformin for PCOS and have severe chronic diarrhoea. Along with Stomach pain, Nausea and tiredness. I take it twice a day and have been on it for 2 months now. Doctor yesterday told me to have a trial period without it for 2 weeks and see if I still have any. Up to now nothing.

Thu, 05 Aug 2010

Feeling sleepy, fatigue, and tiredall the time. My vision is also gone seriously blurred.

Wed, 11 Jan 2012

lower left lip numbness
physical lazyness
changes in mood
Metformin 3x500 a day

Thu, 07 Jul 2011

Feeling nervous

Tue, 26 Jan 2010

at what age should stop taking this drug?

Mon, 12 Mar 2012

MY POP STARTED ME ON 5OOMG OF MEDFORMIN AND THE SHORT TIM EXPERINCED, NSEUA. HDACHE'
AND SWEATING, MINOR ACHES ALSO, MY POP CALLED THIS PM AND CUT MYMEDFORMIN BK TO 1X
THE 2 I FEEL WAS TOO STRONG FOR ME.
IF THIS WORKS SHE ALSO GOING TO WEAN ME OFF THE INSULIN, NOW 40 UNITS, WAS UP TO 65 DID NOT FEEL RIGHT. MY #S WERE 169 EMPTY AND 2 HRS AFTER # 161, MAYBE THJERE IS HOPE!!
SHE WANTS ME TEST 4X AND CALL HER WITH THE RESULTS,,,,,,,,,

Sat, 28 May 2011

I have been taking Metformin 500 mg tablets, I have been taking for over a week 4 tablets a day 2 at night 2 in morning but have not been able to urinate properly, so I have stopped as I have small amounts of clotted blood come out my penis, has anyone ever had this happen to them ?

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