sponsored
PatientsVille.com Logo

PatientsVille

Metformin Poisoning Side Effects

Metformin Poisoning Side Effect Reports


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

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



Lactic Acidosis, Areflexia, Hyperkalaemia, Metabolic Acidosis, Poisoning, Hypothermia, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased

This Poisoning side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 67-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: type 2 diabetes mellitus. The patient was prescribed Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Metoprolol (metoprolol)
  • Clopidogrel (clopidogrel)
  • Acetaminophen W/hydrocodone (acetaminophen W/hydrocodone)
  • Aspirin (aspirin)
  • Lisinopril (lisinopril)
When starting to take Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Areflexia
  • Hyperkalaemia
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Poisoning
  • Hypothermia
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride).
Poisoning

This Poisoning Metformin (metformin) (metformin) side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Feb 18, 2014. A male , 53 years of age, was treated with Metformin (metformin) (metformin). The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Poisoning
. Metformin (metformin) (metformin) dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion

This is a Metformin (metformin) (metformin) side effect report of a 53-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Metformin (metformin) (metformin) (dosage:Oral, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Alcohol (Oral)
  • N/a
, and developed a serious reaction and a Poisoning side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Poisoning
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Metformin (metformin) (metformin) treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Poisoning.

Poisoning, Completed Suicide, Exposure Via Ingestion

A 47-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Metformin (metformin) (metformin) treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Metformin (metformin) (metformin) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Poisoning
  • Completed Suicide
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Paroxetine
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin (metformin) (metformin) side effects, such as Poisoning.
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion, Completed Suicide

A patient from US was prescribed and started Metformin on Feb 05, 2014. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: poisoning, exposure via ingestion, completed suicide Additional patient health information: male , 74 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Metformin dosage: Df. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Diltiazem (Df)
  • Atenolol (Df)
  • Glipizide (Df)
  • Fluoxetine (Df)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (Df)
  • Lisinopril (Df)
  • Omeprazole (Df)
  • Pioglitazone (Df)
Poisoning, Completed Suicide, Exposure Via Ingestion

This report suggests a potential Metformin Poisoning side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 54-year-old patient from US (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:
  • Poisoning
  • Completed Suicide
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Losartan
  • Lorazepam
  • Hydroxyzine
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Famotidine
  • Clindamycin
  • Acetylsalicylate Sodium
Although Metformin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Poisoning, may still occur.
Poisoning, Completed Suicide, Exposure Via Ingestion

An adverse event was reported by a pharmacist on Feb 05, 2014 by a male taking Metformin (dosage: NA) . Location: US , 56 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: poisoning, completed suicide, exposure via ingestion. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Amlodipine
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
Poisoning, Completed Suicide

This Poisoning problem was reported by a pharmacist from US. A 46-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Metformin (dosage: Df). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Alprazolam
  • Gemfibrozil (Df)
  • Amlodipine (Df)
  • Metoprolol (Df)
  • Carisoprodol (Df)
  • Hydrocodone (Df)
  • Glyburide (Df)
  • Famotidine (Df)
When commencing Metformin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Poisoning
  • Completed Suicide
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Poisoning, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion, Respiratory Arrest, Cardiac Arrest, Completed Suicide

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 47-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Metformin (dosage: (df Oral)) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Paroxetine ((df Oral))
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Poisoning
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
  • Respiratory Arrest
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Completed Suicide
This opens a possibility that Metformin could cause Poisoning and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion, Completed Suicide

This Poisoning side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US on Feb 05, 2014. A female patient from US , 22 years of age, was treated with Metformin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: poisoning, exposure via ingestion, completed suicide. Metformin dosage: (df Oral).
Associated medications used:
  • Cyclobenzaprine ((df Oral))
These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion, Completed Suicide

This Poisoning side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US. A 58-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Metformin (dosage: Df), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Metoprolol (Df)
  • Acetylsalicylate Sodium (Df)
When starting to take Metformin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Poisoning
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
  • Completed Suicide
These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Poisoning, Completed Suicide, Exposure Via Ingestion

This Poisoning Metformin side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US on Feb 05, 2014. A male , 59 years of age, was treated with Metformin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Poisoning
  • Completed Suicide
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
. Metformin dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Amlodipine
Poisoning, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Tenderness, Tachypnoea, Hyperventilation, Metabolic Acidosis, Gastroenteritis

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 66-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Metformin (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Poisoning side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Poisoning
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal Tenderness
  • Tachypnoea
  • Hyperventilation
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Gastroenteritis
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 NA, resulting in Poisoning.
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest, Completed Suicide

A 42-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Metformin treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Metformin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Poisoning
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Respiratory Arrest
  • Completed Suicide
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Quetiapine
  • Haloperidol
  • Venlafaxine
  • Lorazepam
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin side effects, such as Poisoning.
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Metformin on Feb 05, 2014. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: poisoning, exposure via ingestion Additional patient health information: Female , 57 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Metformin dosage: (df). Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cocaine ((df))
  • Ethanol ((df))
  • Atenolol ((df))
  • Lisinopril ((df))
  • Duloxetine
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion

This report suggests a potential Metformin Poisoning side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 67-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Metformin (dosage: (df)) starting NS. Soon after starting Metformin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Poisoning
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Ketorolac ((df))
  • Orphenadrine ((df Oral))
Although Metformin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Poisoning, may still occur.
Poisoning, Completed Suicide

An adverse event was reported by a pharmacist on Feb 05, 2014 by a male taking Metformin (dosage: (df Oral)) . Location: US , 69 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: poisoning, completed suicide. Additional medications/treatments:
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion

This Poisoning problem was reported by a pharmacist from US. A 66-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Metformin (dosage: Df Oral). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Triazolam (Df Oral)
  • Zolpidem
When commencing Metformin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Poisoning
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Poisoning, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Poisoning, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Arrest, Completed Suicide, Exposure Via Ingestion

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 59-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Metformin (dosage: Dp Oral) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Glipizide (Df Oral)
  • Ethanol (Df Oral)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Poisoning
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Respiratory Arrest
  • Completed Suicide
  • Exposure Via Ingestion
This opens a possibility that Metformin could cause Poisoning and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Poisoning, Exposure Via Ingestion

This Poisoning side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US on Feb 05, 2014. A female patient from US , 60 years of age, was treated with Metformin. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: poisoning, exposure via ingestion. Metformin dosage: Df.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Digoxin (Df)
  • Atenolol (Df)
  • Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide (Df)
  • Ondansetron (Df)
  • Pravastatin (Df)
  • Zolpidem (Df)
These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
1 of 6 

DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS, refer to terms of use for additional information.

Metformin Poisoning Causes and Reviews


A poison is any substance that is harmful to your body. You might swallow it, inhale it, inject it, or absorb it through your skin. Any substance can be poisonous if too much is taken. Poisons can include

  • Prescription or over-the-counter medicines taken in doses that are too high
  • Overdoses of illegal drugs
  • Carbon monoxide from gas appliances
  • Household products, such as laundry powder or furniture polish
  • Pesticides
  • Indoor or outdoor plants
  • Metals such as lead and mercury

The effects of Poisoning range from short-term illness to brain damage, coma, and death. To prevent Poisoning it is important to use and store products exactly as their labels say. Keep dangerous products where children can't get to them. Treatment for Poisoning depends on the type of poison. If you suspect someone has been poisoned, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 right away.


Metformin Poisoning Reviews

Mon, 26 Jul 2010
nearly died taking this drug with ramipril didnt know that if i became ill it would cause toxic Poisoning and i would end up i hospital with kidney failure.havent taken Metformin for over a year but because my blood suger wont go down i have been asked to take it again. have spina biffida occulta asthma and scoliosis and syringomyelia.
DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS, refer to terms of use for additional information.

Common Drugs

Abilify (10132)
Adderall (1304)
Amlodipine (6664)
Amoxicillin (4387)
Benadryl (1568)
Celebrex (12876 )
Celexa (1342)
Cialis (2975)
Cipro (8580)
Citalopram (7792)
Crestor (18839)
Cymbalta (14373)
Doxycycline (1757)
Effexor (7289)
Flexeril (435)
Flomax (2177)
Fluoxetine (4261)
Gabapentin (4593)
Hydrocodone (2469)
Ibuprofen (8222)
Lantus (10968)
Lexapro (3499)
Lipitor (17769)
Lisinopril (8919)
Lyrica (27148)
Medrol (650)
Mirena (41254)
Mobic (957)
Morphine (5356)
Naproxen (538)
Neurontin (6501)
Oxycodone (4438)
Pradaxa (13372)
Prednisone (5926)
Prilosec (2631)
Prozac (1954)
Seroquel (27216)
Simvastatin (8348)
Synthroid (4452)
Tamiflu (5585)
Topamax (3748)
Tramadol (5054)
Trazodone (1458)
Viagra (5394)
Vicodin (1153)
Wellbutrin (6324)
Xanax (2847)
Zocor (5718)
Zoloft(6792)
Zyrtec(1669)

Top Metformin Side Effects

Lactic Acidosis (2533)
Renal Failure Acute (1526)
Diarrhoea (990)
Vomiting (735)
Blood Glucose Increased (635)
Hypotension (588)
Nausea (587)
Haemodialysis (566)
Hypoglycaemia (554)
Completed Suicide (515)
Metabolic Acidosis (488)
Abdominal Pain (385)
Dehydration (375)
Renal Failure (366)
Cardiac Arrest (346)
Dyspnoea (333)
Malaise (311)
Toxicity To Various Agents (287)
Hyperkalaemia (276)
Dizziness (259)
Overdose (258)
Renal Impairment (256)
Blood Creatinine Increased (235)
Asthenia (233)
Intentional Overdose (229)
Suicide Attempt (227)
Confusional State (213)
Fatigue (212)
Myocardial Infarction (207)
Weight Decreased (196)
Decreased Appetite (183)
Hypothermia (179)
Headache (177)
Abdominal Pain Upper (177)
Pancreatitis Acute (175)
Blood Glucose Decreased (163)
Pain (161)
Shock (159)
Continuous Haemodiafiltration (157)
Multi-organ Failure (153)
Abdominal Discomfort (153)
Somnolence (149)
Fall (149)
Agitation (148)
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (145)
Loss Of Consciousness (143)
Pancreatitis (137)
Pneumonia (126)
Poisoning (125)
Hypertension (120)

➢ More

Discuss Metformin Side Effects