Metformin Lactic Acidosis Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Lactic Acidosis, 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 Pain, Hypothermia, Tachycardia, Hypotension, Lactic Acidosis, Haemodialysis, Haemodynamic Instability, Metabolic Acidosis, Infection

This Lactic Acidosis side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 63-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: type 2 diabetes mellitus. 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 Pain
  • Hypothermia
  • Tachycardia
  • Hypotension
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Haemodialysis
  • Haemodynamic Instability
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Infection
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Lactic Acidosis, Toxicity To Various Agents, Metabolic Acidosis, Abdominal Pain, Wheezing, Blood Pressure Increased, Respiratory Distress, Cardiovascular Disorder, Depressed Level Of Consciousness

This Lactic Acidosis Metformin (metformin) side effect was reported by a physician from SE on Mar 05, 2014. A male , 56 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin (metformin). The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Wheezing
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Cardiovascular Disorder
  • Depressed Level Of Consciousness
. Metformin (metformin) dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Allopurinol
  • Warfarin
The patient was hospitalized.
Lactic Acidosis, Toxicity To Various Agents, Metabolic Acidosis, Blood Pressure Increased, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal Pain, Wheezing, Respiratory Distress

This is a Metformin Hydrochloride side effect report of a 66-year-old patient (weight:NA) from SE, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: type 2 diabetes mellitus,gout, who was treated with Metformin Hydrochloride (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Allopurinol
  • Warfarin(warfarin)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Lactic Acidosis side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Wheezing
  • Respiratory Distress
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 treatment in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus,gout, resulting in Lactic Acidosis.
Vomiting, Renal Failure Acute, Lactic Acidosis, Respiratory Distress, Decreased Appetite, Nervous System Disorder

A 70-year-old patient (weight: NA) from FR with the following symptoms: diabetes mellitus started Metformin (metformin) treatment (dosage: 1 D) on Dec 15, 2013. Soon after starting Metformin (metformin) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Vomiting
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Nervous System Disorder
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aldactone (spironolactone) (1 Dosage Forms, 1 In 1 D)
  • Eucreas (2 Dosage Forms, 1 In 1 D)
  • Xeloda (capecitabine) (4 Dosage Forms, 1 In 1 D)
  • Zolpidem (zolpidem)
  • Ixprim
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin (metformin) side effects, such as Lactic Acidosis.
Suicide Attempt, Hypoglycaemia, Bradycardia, Lactic Acidosis, Renal Failure Acute, Shock, Intentional Overdose

A patient from US was prescribed and started Metformin on Mar 07, 2014. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: suicide attempt, hypoglycaemia, bradycardia, lactic acidosis, renal failure acute, shock, intentional overdose Additional patient health information: male , 59 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Metformin dosage: Approximately Ingested?60 Metformin 500-mg Tablets (30 G). Concurrently used drugs:
  • Amlodipine (Approximately Ingested?30 Amlodipine 10-mg Tablets (300 Mg))
  • Lisinopril (Approximately Ingested?30 Lisinopril 10-mg Tablets (300 Mg))
  • Simvastatin
The patient was hospitalized.
Renal Failure Acute, Respiratory Failure, Renal Impairment, Lactic Acidosis, Metabolic Acidosis, Mental Status Changes

This report suggests a potential Metformin Lactic Acidosis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 56-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): type 2 diabetes mellitus and used Metformin (dosage: 500 Mg, Bid) starting NS. Soon after starting Metformin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Renal Impairment
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Mental Status Changes
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Lisinopril
  • Diuretics
The patient was hospitalized. Although Metformin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Lactic Acidosis, may still occur.
Lactic Acidosis, Renal Failure

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Mar 05, 2014 by a male taking Metformine Tablet 850mg (dosage: Extra Info: Has Recently Been Increased From 2 Times Daily 1000 Mg To 3 Times Daily 850 Mg..) was diagnosed with and. Location: NL , 78 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, renal failure. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Lisinopril Tablet 10mg (10 Milligram Daily;)
  • Spironolacton Tablet 25mg (25 Milligram Daily;)
  • Furabid Capsule Mga 100mg (200 Milligram Daily; Prolonged-release Capsule)
  • Glimepiride Tablet 2mg (2 Milligram Daily;)
  • Xatral Xr Tablet Mva 10mg (10 Milligram Daily;)
  • Escitalopram Tablet 10mg (10 Milligram Daily;)
The patient was hospitalized.
Lactic Acidosis

This Lactic Acidosis problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 82-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Sep 16, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Metformin (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Amlodipine
  • Alprazolam
  • Ascorbic Acid
  • Ibuprofen
  • Insulin
  • Metoprolol
  • Ondansetron
  • Simvastatin
When commencing Metformin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Lactic Acidosis
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Lactic Acidosis, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Lactic Acidosis

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 54-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Metformin (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Lactic Acidosis
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Metformin could cause Lactic Acidosis and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Lactic Acidosis, Overdose

This Lactic Acidosis side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Jan 24, 2014. A female patient from US , 27 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin Hcl Tablets. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, overdose. Metformin Hcl Tablets dosage: NA. The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin Hcl Tablets.
Lactic Acidosis

This Lactic Acidosis side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 62-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: type 2 diabetes mellitus. The patient was prescribed Metformin Hcl Tablets (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Metformin Hcl Tablets the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Lactic Acidosis
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin Hcl Tablets.
Suicide Attempt, Renal Failure Acute, Intentional Overdose, Lactic Acidosis

This Lactic Acidosis Metformin side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US on Mar 05, 2014. A male , 59 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was treated with Metformin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Lactic Acidosis
. Metformin dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Amlodipine
  • Lisinopril
  • Simvastatin
The patient was hospitalized.
Lactic Acidosis, Anuria, Circulatory Collapse

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 50-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from FI, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: diabetes mellitus,urinary tract infection,insomnia, who was treated with Metformin (dosage:NA, start time: Dec 11, 2013), combined with:
  • Ciproxin
  • Surmontil
  • Mirtazapine
  • Lantus
  • Primaspan
  • Pantoprazole
  • Flixotide
  • Bisoprolol
, and developed a serious reaction and a Lactic Acidosis side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Anuria
  • Circulatory Collapse
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Metformin treatment in female patients suffering from diabetes mellitus,urinary tract infection,insomnia, resulting in Lactic Acidosis.
Lactic Acidosis, Renal Failure Acute, Cardiac Failure, Respiratory Disorder, Pancreatitis Acute

A 54-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: diabetes mellitus started Metformin Hydrochloride (watson Laboratories) treatment (dosage: Unk) on NS. Soon after starting Metformin Hydrochloride (watson Laboratories) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Cardiac Failure
  • Respiratory Disorder
  • Pancreatitis Acute
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Enalapril (watson Laboratories) (Unk)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (Unk)
  • Ibuprofen (amallc) (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin Hydrochloride (watson Laboratories) side effects, such as Lactic Acidosis.
Lactic Acidosis, Cardiac Arrest, Renal Failure, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Intentional Overdose, Transaminases Increased

A patient from US was prescribed and started Metformin Hydrochloride Extended Release (watson Laboratories) on Mar 03, 2014. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, cardiac arrest, renal failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome, intentional overdose, transaminases increased Additional patient health information: male , 39 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Metformin Hydrochloride Extended Release (watson Laboratories) dosage: 50000 Mg, Single( 50 Tablets Of 1000 Mg Each). Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Lactic Acidosis, Renal Failure

This report suggests a potential Metformin Lactic Acidosis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 91-year-old patient from NO (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Metformin (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Metformin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Renal Failure
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Metformin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Lactic Acidosis, may still occur.
Lactic Acidosis, Cardiac Arrest, Ventricular Tachycardia, Myocardial Infarction, Respiratory Failure, Hypotension

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 25, 2014 by a Female taking Metformin Hydrochloride (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 57 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, cardiac arrest, ventricular tachycardia, myocardial infarction, respiratory failure, hypotension. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized.
Metabolic Acidosis, Lactic Acidosis, Pulmonary Oedema, Renal Failure Acute, Cardiac Arrest, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Abdominal Pain, Somnolence

This Lactic Acidosis problem was reported by a physician from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED. A 42-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): diabetes mellitus.On NS a consumer started treatment with Metformin (metformin) (dosage: 500.00000000-mg-2.0/ Per-1.0days). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Creatine (5.00000000-g-1.0day)
When commencing Metformin (metformin), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Pulmonary Oedema
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Asthenia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Somnolence
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 Lactic Acidosis, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Suicide Attempt, Overdose, Lactic Acidosis, Hypoglycaemia, Renal Failure Acute, Exposure Via Ingestion, Heart Rate Increased, Respiratory Rate Increased, Hypothermia

This is a Metformin (metformin) side effect report of a 34-year-old patient (weight: NA) from TR. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Metformin (metformin) (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Overdose
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
  • Heart Rate Increased
  • Respiratory Rate Increased
  • Hypothermia
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Metformin (metformin) could cause Lactic Acidosis and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Suicide Attempt, Overdose, Lactic Acidosis, Hypoglycaemia, Renal Failure Acute, Exposure Via Ingestion

This Lactic Acidosis side effect was reported by a physician from TR on Feb 25, 2014. A patient from TR , 34 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride). Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: suicide attempt, overdose, lactic acidosis, hypoglycaemia, renal failure acute, exposure via ingestion. Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) dosage: NA. The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride).
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Metformin Lactic Acidosis 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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