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Metformin Asthenia Side Effects

Metformin Asthenia Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Asthenia, 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.



Gastrointestinal Disorder, Decreased Appetite, Asthenia, Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Disorientation, Dyspnoea, Metabolic Acidosis, Blood Potassium Increased

This Asthenia side effect was reported by a health professional from IT. A 73-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: type 2 diabetes mellitus. The patient was prescribed Metformin (dosage: 1 D), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Metformin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Gastrointestinal Disorder
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Asthenia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Disorientation
  • Dyspnoea
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Blood Potassium Increased
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Metabolic Acidosis, Lactic Acidosis, Pulmonary Oedema, Renal Failure Acute, Cardiac Arrest, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Abdominal Pain, Somnolence

This Asthenia Metformin (metformin) side effect was reported by a physician from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED on Feb 25, 2014. A male , 42 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin (metformin). The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Pulmonary Oedema
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Asthenia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Somnolence
. Metformin (metformin) dosage: 500.00000000-mg-2.0/ Per-1.0days. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Creatine (5.00000000-g-1.0day)
The patient was hospitalized.
Metabolic Acidosis, Lactic Acidosis, Pulmonary Oedema, Renal Failure Acute, Cardiac Arrest, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Abdominal Pain, Somnolence

This is a Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) side effect report of a 42-year-old patient (weight:NA) from IR, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: diabetes mellitus, who was treated with Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Creatine
, and developed a serious reaction and a Asthenia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Pulmonary Oedema
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Asthenia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Somnolence
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 Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) treatment in patients suffering from diabetes mellitus, resulting in Asthenia.

Sepsis, Multi-organ Failure, Renal Failure Acute, Lactic Acidosis, Atrioventricular Block Complete, Dizziness, Asthenia, Dry Gangrene

A 89-year-old patient (weight: NA) from DE with the following symptoms: diabetes mellitus started Metformin Hcl treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Metformin Hcl treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Sepsis
  • Multi-organ Failure
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Atrioventricular Block Complete
  • Dizziness
  • Asthenia
  • Dry Gangrene
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Gliclazide
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin Hcl side effects, such as Asthenia.
Haemolytic Anaemia, Asthenia, Jaundice, Reticulocytosis, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Blood Bilirubin Increased

A patient from IL was prescribed and started Metformin (metformin) on Dec 23, 2013. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: haemolytic anaemia, asthenia, jaundice, reticulocytosis, aspartate aminotransferase increased, alanine aminotransferase increased, blood bilirubin increased Additional patient health information: male , 29 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Metformin (metformin) dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Food Aversion, Headache

This report suggests a potential Metformin Hcl Asthenia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 81-year-old female patient from DE (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Metformin Hcl (dosage: NA) starting 201307. Soon after starting Metformin Hcl the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Asthenia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Food Aversion
  • Headache
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Sinemet
  • Levothyrox (Dose Reduced To 100 Mcg/day)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Metformin Hcl demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Asthenia, may still occur.
Dizziness, Asthenia, Hypoglycaemia, Escherichia Urinary Tract Infection, Cardiomegaly, Cardiac Failure Congestive

An adverse event was reported by a pharmacist on Dec 02, 2013 by a male taking Metformin (dosage: Sq) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , weighting 198.4 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: dizziness, asthenia, hypoglycaemia, escherichia urinary tract infection, cardiomegaly, cardiac failure congestive. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Lantus
The patient was hospitalized.
Malaise, Asthenia, Chills, Skin Warm, Hypophagia, Vomiting, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Atrial Fibrillation, Tachypnoea

This Asthenia problem was reported by a physician from US. A 54-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Metformin (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Enalapril
  • Glimepiride
  • Nimesulide
  • Imipramine
  • Aspirin
  • Ibuprofen
When commencing Metformin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Malaise
  • Asthenia
  • Chills
  • Skin Warm
  • Hypophagia
  • Vomiting
  • Unresponsive To Stimuli
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Tachypnoea
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Asthenia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Diarrhoea, Myalgia, Blood Glucose Increased, Asthenia, Fatigue, Dyspnoea

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 56-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Metformin (dosage: 1 Pill) starting Oct 17, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Diarrhoea
  • Myalgia
  • Blood Glucose Increased
  • Asthenia
  • Fatigue
  • Dyspnoea
This opens a possibility that Metformin could cause Asthenia and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Heart Rate Increased, Dyspnoea, Syncope, Asthenia, Arthropathy

This Asthenia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Sep 16, 2013. A female patient from US , 58 years of age, weighting 230.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: heart rate increased, dyspnoea, syncope, asthenia, arthropathy. Metformin dosage: 1 Pill. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Lactic Acidosis, Toxicity To Various Agents, Abdominal Pain, Confusional State, Malaise, Asthenia, Chills, Skin Warm, Dyspnoea

This Asthenia side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 54-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Metformin Hcl (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Enalapril
  • Glimepiride
  • Nimesulide
  • Imipramine
  • Aspirin
  • Ibuprofen
When starting to take Metformin Hcl the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Confusional State
  • Malaise
  • Asthenia
  • Chills
  • Skin Warm
  • Dyspnoea
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin Hcl.
Confusional State, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, Malaise, Asthenia, Chills, Hypophagia, Moaning

This Asthenia Metformin side effect was reported by a physician from US on Nov 25, 2013. A Female , 54 years of age, was treated with Metformin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Confusional State
  • Unresponsive To Stimuli
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Vomiting
  • Malaise
  • Asthenia
  • Chills
  • Hypophagia
  • Moaning
. Metformin dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Aspirin
  • Enalapril
  • Ibuprofen
  • Nimesulide
  • Glimepiride (glimepiride)
  • Imipramine (imipramine)
The patient was hospitalized.
Renal Failure Acute, Hyperkalaemia, Asthenia, Nausea, Oliguria, Impaired Healing, Blood Potassium Increased

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 73-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: diabetes mellitus,humerus fracture, who was treated with Metformin (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
  • Lisinopril (lisinopril)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Asthenia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Hyperkalaemia
  • Asthenia
  • Nausea
  • Oliguria
  • Impaired Healing
  • Blood Potassium Increased
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,humerus fracture, resulting in Asthenia.
Circulatory Collapse, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Asthenia, Abdominal Pain Upper, Dyspnoea, Somnolence, Tachypnoea, Oliguria

A 78-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from DE with the following symptoms: type 2 diabetes mellitus started Metformin (metformin) treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Metformin (metformin) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Circulatory Collapse
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Asthenia
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Dyspnoea
  • Somnolence
  • Tachypnoea
  • Oliguria
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Verapamil (verapamil)
  • Pantoprazole (pantoprazole)
  • Isosorbide
  • Ramipril (ramipril)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin (metformin) side effects, such as Asthenia.
Dizziness, Chest Discomfort, Asthenia, Nausea, Feeling Abnormal, Mental Disorder

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Metformin Hcl on Jul 22, 2013. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: dizziness, chest discomfort, asthenia, nausea, feeling abnormal, mental disorder Additional patient health information: Female , 81 years of age, weighting 143.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1 Tablet Daily. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Lactic Acidosis, Asthenia, Dyspnoea, Sinus Tachycardia

This report suggests a potential Metformin Asthenia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 76-year-old female patient from IT (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): diabetes mellitus and used Metformin (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2013. Soon after starting Metformin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Asthenia
  • Dyspnoea
  • Sinus Tachycardia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Cotareg (320/25 Mg Film-coated Tablets)
  • Sereupin
  • Congescor
  • Lasix
  • Anafranil
  • Allopurinol
Although Metformin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Asthenia, may still occur.
Circulatory Collapse, Multi-organ Failure, Metabolic Acidosis, Lactic Acidosis, Loss Of Consciousness, Oliguria, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Abdominal Pain

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Jul 16, 2013 by a Female taking Metformin (dosage: 2 Df (1000 Mg) Per Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: DE , 78 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: circulatory collapse, multi-organ failure, metabolic acidosis, lactic acidosis, loss of consciousness, oliguria, asthenia, decreased appetite, abdominal pain. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate (Unk)
  • Ramipril (Unk)
  • Verapamil (Unk)
  • Pantoprazole (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Hypotension, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Anaemia, Decreased Appetite, Weight Decreased, Asthenia, Speech Disorder, Abasia

This Asthenia problem was reported by a physician from US. A 90-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): type 2 diabetes mellitus.On NS a consumer started treatment with Metformin (metformin) (dosage: 1500 Mg (500 Mg,3 In 1 D)). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Glipizide (glipizide)
When commencing Metformin (metformin), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Hypotension
  • Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Anaemia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Weight Decreased
  • Asthenia
  • Speech Disorder
  • Abasia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Asthenia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Encephalopathy, Anaemia, Decreased Appetite, Dysarthria, Abdominal Discomfort, Blood Pressure Increased, Asthenia, Haemodialysis, Gait Disturbance

This is a Metformin Hydrochloride side effect report of a 62-year-old patient (weight: NA) from KR. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Metformin Hydrochloride (dosage: NA) starting NS. 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)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Encephalopathy
  • Anaemia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Dysarthria
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Asthenia
  • Haemodialysis
  • Gait Disturbance
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Metformin Hydrochloride could cause Asthenia and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Encephalopathy, Dysarthria, Gait Disturbance, Myoclonus, Somnolence, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Abdominal Discomfort

This Asthenia side effect was reported by a health professional from KR on Jul 02, 2013. A patient from KR , 62 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: encephalopathy, dysarthria, gait disturbance, myoclonus, somnolence, asthenia, decreased appetite, abdominal discomfort. Metformin dosage: 1000 Mg, Unk. The patient was hospitalized. 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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