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Metformin Fall Side Effects

Metformin Fall Side Effect Reports


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

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



Fall, Lactic Acidosis, Vomiting, Hemiparesis, Subdural Haematoma, Gastric Haemorrhage, Varices Oesophageal, Gastric Ulcer, Liver Injury

This Fall side effect was reported by a health professional from CL. A 72-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) (metformin Hydrochloride) (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) (metformin Hydrochloride) the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Fall
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Vomiting
  • Hemiparesis
  • Subdural Haematoma
  • Gastric Haemorrhage
  • Varices Oesophageal
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Liver Injury
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) (metformin Hydrochloride).
Fall, Multi-organ Failure, Subdural Haematoma, Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Varices Oesophageal, Gastric Ulcer, Liver Injury, Portal Hypertension

This Fall Metformin Hydrochloride side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CL on Feb 24, 2014. A Female , 72 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin Hydrochloride. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Fall
  • Multi-organ Failure
  • Subdural Haematoma
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage
  • Varices Oesophageal
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Liver Injury
  • Portal Hypertension
. Metformin Hydrochloride dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Fall, Spinal Compression Fracture, Blood Pressure Decreased, Heart Rate Decreased, Body Temperature Decreased, Respiratory Rate Increased, Gastrointestinal Sounds Abnormal, Skin Turgor Decreased, Lactic Acidosis

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 82-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from KR, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: type 2 diabetes mellitus,spinal compression fracture, who was treated with Metformin (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Cimetidine (cimetidine) (cimetidine)
  • Dexibuprofen
, and developed a serious reaction and a Fall side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Fall
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Blood Pressure Decreased
  • Heart Rate Decreased
  • Body Temperature Decreased
  • Respiratory Rate Increased
  • Gastrointestinal Sounds Abnormal
  • Skin Turgor Decreased
  • Lactic Acidosis
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 type 2 diabetes mellitus,spinal compression fracture, resulting in Fall.

Ketoacidosis, Lactic Acidosis, Toxicity To Various Agents, Fall, Hyperglycaemia, Anaemia, Decreased Appetite, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain

A 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from IT with the following symptoms: diabetes mellitus,renal impairment started Metformin treatment (dosage: 500 Mg At 8 A.m., 1,000 Mg At 1 P.m., And 1000 Mg, At 7 Pm) on NS. Soon after starting Metformin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Fall
  • Hyperglycaemia
  • Anaemia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal Pain
. Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin side effects, such as Fall.
Lactic Acidosis, Pancreatitis Acute, Fall, Spinal Compression Fracture, Renal Failure Acute, Altered State Of Consciousness, Sepsis, Pneumonia Aspiration, Skin Turgor Decreased

A female patient from KR was prescribed and started Metformin Hydrochloride on Nov 21, 2013. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, pancreatitis acute, fall, spinal compression fracture, renal failure acute, altered state of consciousness, sepsis, pneumonia aspiration, skin turgor decreased Additional patient health information: Female , 82 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Metformin Hydrochloride dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cimetidine
  • Dexibuprofen
  • Gliclazide (gliclazide) (gliclazide)
  • Voglibose (voglibose) (voglibose)
  • Fenofibrate (fenofibrate) (fenofibrate)
  • Atorvastatin (atorvastatin) (atorvastatin)
  • Lorazepam (lorazepam) (lorazepam)
  • Thioctacid (thioctacid) (thioctacid)
The patient was hospitalized.
Gait Disturbance, Anaemia, Fall, Blood Creatinine Increased

This report suggests a potential Metformin (metformin) Fall side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 85-year-old patient from GB (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): type 2 diabetes mellitus and used Metformin (metformin) (dosage: NA) starting 2002. Soon after starting Metformin (metformin) the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Anaemia
  • Fall
  • Blood Creatinine Increased
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Bendroflumethiazide (dendroflumethiazide)
  • Bisoprolol (bisoprolol)
  • Candesartan (candesartan)
  • Movicol (polyethyl. Glyc. W/potas. Chlor./sod. Bicarb.)
  • Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)
  • Warfarin (warfarin)
Although Metformin (metformin) demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Fall, may still occur.
Renal Failure Acute, Fall, Humerus Fracture

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Aug 09, 2013 by a Female taking Metformin (dosage: NA) . Location: US , 73 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: renal failure acute, fall, humerus fracture. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Lisinopril (lisinopril) (lisinopril)
  • Ibuprofen (First Day Of Injury: 2400 Mg)
The patient was hospitalized.
Renal Failure Acute, Humerus Fracture, Fall, Impaired Healing

This Fall problem was reported by a physician from US. A 73-year-old female 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:
  • Lisinopril (lisinopril)
  • Ibuprofen (ibuprofen)
When commencing Metformin (metformin), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Fall
  • Impaired Healing
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Fall, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Presyncope, Hypoglycaemia, Fall

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 74-year-old patient (weight: NA) from IT. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: diabetes mellitus and was treated with Metformin (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Solosa (Dose:1 Unit(s))
  • Galvus (Strength:50mg Dose:1 Unit(s))
  • Cipralex
  • Tavor
  • Madopar
  • Folina
  • Lortaan
  • Norvasc
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Presyncope
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Fall
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Metformin could cause Fall and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Hypoglycaemia, Fall

This Fall side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US on May 08, 2013. A female patient from US , 62 years of age, was treated with Metformin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: hypoglycaemia, fall. Metformin dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Insulin (Sq)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Metabolic Acidosis, Malaise, Fall, Dehydration

This Fall side effect was reported by a health professional from FR. A 80-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Metformine (dosage: 850 Milligram Daily;), which was started on Dec 22, 2004. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ramipril (5 Milligram Daily;)
  • Bisoprolol (10 Milligram Daily;)
  • Depamide 300 Mg (900 Milligram Daily;)
When starting to take Metformine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Malaise
  • Fall
  • Dehydration
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformine.
Radius Fracture, Fall

This Fall Metformin side effect was reported by a physician from NZ on Feb 22, 2013. A Female , 74 years of age, weighting 199.5 lb, was treated with Metformin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Radius Fracture
  • Fall
. Metformin dosage: 3000mg Per Day. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Fall, Urinary Incontinence, Syncope, Hyperhidrosis

This is a Metformin (metformin) side effect report of a 75-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from IT, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: diabetes mellitus, who was treated with Metformin (metformin) (dosage:1 Gm (1 Gm, 1 In 1 D), Oral, start time: Dec 09, 2010), combined with:
  • Tachipirina (paracetamol)
  • Antra (omeprazole)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Fall side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Fall
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Syncope
  • Hyperhidrosis
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Metformin (metformin) treatment in female patients suffering from diabetes mellitus, resulting in Fall.
Blood Glucose Fluctuation, Amnesia, Weight Increased, Fluid Retention, Abdominal Discomfort, Arthralgia, Fall, Dizziness, Cyst

A 69-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: diabetes mellitus started Metformin Hcl treatment (dosage: 2/day On Feb2010 Changed As 1tab Daily And 2 Tabs At Bedtime Then Changed 500 Mg(2/day) Jul2012) on 2009. Soon after starting Metformin Hcl treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Blood Glucose Fluctuation
  • Amnesia
  • Weight Increased
  • Fluid Retention
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Arthralgia
  • Fall
  • Dizziness
  • Cyst
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Glimepiride
  • Synthroid
  • Magnesium
  • Citracal + D
  • Vitamin B12
  • Flaxseed
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin Hcl side effects, such as Fall.
Blood Glucose Fluctuation, Amnesia, Weight Increased, Fluid Retention, Abdominal Discomfort, Arthralgia, Fall, Dizziness, Cyst

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Metformin Hcl on Feb 24, 2014. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: blood glucose fluctuation, amnesia, weight increased, fluid retention, abdominal discomfort, arthralgia, fall, dizziness, cyst Additional patient health information: Female , 69 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2/day On Feb2010 Changed As 1tab Daily And 2 Tabs At Bedtime Then Changed 500 Mg(2/day) Jul2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Glimepiride
  • Synthroid
  • Magnesium
  • Citracal + D
  • Vitamin B12
  • Flaxseed
Fall, Hypotension, Renal Impairment, Sepsis, Lactic Acidosis, Diarrhoea, Syncope, Organ Failure

This report suggests a potential Metformin Hydrochloride Fall side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 66-year-old patient from DK (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): type 2 diabetes mellitus,hypertension and used Metformin Hydrochloride (dosage: NA) starting May 03, 2007. Soon after starting Metformin Hydrochloride the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Fall
  • Hypotension
  • Renal Impairment
  • Sepsis
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Syncope
  • Organ Failure
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Lisinopril (lisinopril)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid
  • Bendroflumethiazide
  • Simvastatin
  • Omeprazole
The patient was hospitalized. Although Metformin Hydrochloride demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Fall, may still occur.
Hypoglycaemia, Gastroenteritis, Constipation, Vomiting, Asthenia, Fall, Cerebrovascular Accident, Hypotension

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Oct 21, 2013 by a male taking Metformin (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED , 65 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: hypoglycaemia, gastroenteritis, constipation, vomiting, asthenia, fall, cerebrovascular accident, hypotension. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Gliclazide
  • Saxagliptin
  • Aspirin (acetylsalicylic Acid)
  • Ramipril (ramipril)
The patient was hospitalized.
Constipation, Vomiting, Hypoglycaemia, Asthenia, Cerebrovascular Accident, Gastroenteritis, Incontinence, Fall

This Fall problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from DK. A 65-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Metformin Hydrochloride (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Gliclazide
  • Saxagliptin
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid
  • Ramipril(co
When commencing Metformin Hydrochloride, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Asthenia
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Incontinence
  • Fall
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 Fall, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Dysarthria, Emotional Disorder, Fall, Tremor, Depression, Hypotonia

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from FRANCE. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: type 2 diabetes mellitus and was treated with Metformin (dosage: NA) starting Nov 17, 2009. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Januvia
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Dysarthria
  • Emotional Disorder
  • Fall
  • Tremor
  • Depression
  • Hypotonia
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Metformin could cause Fall and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Syncope, Blood Glucose Decreased, Urticaria, Weight Decreased, Fall

This Fall side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jun 15, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 145.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin Hydrochloride. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: syncope, blood glucose decreased, urticaria, weight decreased, fall. Metformin Hydrochloride dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lipitor (Unk)
  • Glimepiride (Unk)
These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin Hydrochloride.
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Metformin Fall Causes and Reviews


Falls can be dangerous at any age. Babies and young children can get hurt Falling off furniture or down the stairs. Older children may Fall off playground equipment. For elderly people, Falls can be especially serious. They are at higher risk of Falling. They are also more likely to break a bone when they Fall, especially if they have osteoporosis. A broken bone, especially when it is a hip, may even lead to disability and a loss of independence for the elderly.

Some common causes of Falls include

  • Balance problems
  • Some medicines, which can make you feel dizzy, confused, or slow
  • Vision problems
  • Alcohol, which can affect your balance and reflexes
  • Muscle weakness, especially in your legs, which can make it harder for you to get up from a chair or keep your balance when walking on an uneven surface.
  • Certain illnesses, such as low blood pressure, diabetes, and neuropathy
  • Slow reflexes, which make it hard to keep your balance or move out of the way of a hazard
  • Tripping or slipping due to loss of footing or traction

At any age, people can make changes to lower their risk of Falling. It important to take care of your health, including getting regular eye exams. Regular exercise may lower your risk of Falls by strengthening your muscles, improving your balance, and keeping your bones strong. And you can look for ways to make your house safer. For example, you can get rid of tripping hazards and make sure that you have rails on the stairs and in the bath. To reduce the chances of breaking a bone if you do Fall, make sure that you get enough calcium and vitamin D.

NIH: National Institute on Aging


Metformin Fall Reviews

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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