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Metformin Somnolence Side Effects

Metformin Somnolence Side Effect Reports


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

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



Somnolence, Fatigue, Depressed Mood

This Somnolence side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 17-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: glucose tolerance impaired,insulin resistance,overweight. The patient was prescribed Metformin (dosage: 1 Tablet), which was started on Jan 11, 2014. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Metformin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Somnolence
  • Fatigue
  • Depressed Mood
These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Myalgia, Somnolence

This Somnolence Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets Usp side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Feb 28, 2014. A Female , 61 years of age, weighting 183.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets Usp. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Myalgia
  • Somnolence
. Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets Usp dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Felodipine
  • Lasix
Metabolic Acidosis, Lactic Acidosis, Pulmonary Oedema, Renal Failure Acute, Cardiac Arrest, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Abdominal Pain, Somnolence

This is a Metformin (metformin) side effect report of a 42-year-old patient (weight:NA) from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: diabetes mellitus, who was treated with Metformin (metformin) (dosage:500.00000000-mg-2.0/ Per-1.0days, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Creatine (5.00000000-g-1.0day)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Somnolence 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 (metformin) treatment in patients suffering from diabetes mellitus, resulting in Somnolence.

Metabolic Acidosis, Lactic Acidosis, Pulmonary Oedema, Renal Failure Acute, Cardiac Arrest, Asthenia, Decreased Appetite, Abdominal Pain, Somnolence

A 42-year-old patient (weight: NA) from IR with the following symptoms: diabetes mellitus started Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Pulmonary Oedema
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Asthenia
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Somnolence
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Creatine
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) side effects, such as Somnolence.
Lactic Acidosis, Hypoglycaemia, Hypotension, Somnolence, Vomiting, Nausea, Intentional Overdose

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Metformin Hydrochloride (aellc) on Jan 30, 2014. Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, hypoglycaemia, hypotension, somnolence, vomiting, nausea, intentional overdose Additional patient health information: Female , 15 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Metformin Hydrochloride (aellc) dosage: 75 G, Total. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Quetiapine Fumarate (3 G, Total)
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
The patient was hospitalized.
Hypoglycaemia, Microcytic Anaemia, Urinary Tract Infection, Somnolence, Cognitive Disorder, Blood Pressure Increased, Renal Disorder

This report suggests a potential Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) (metformin Hydrochloride) Somnolence side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 78-year-old patient from GB (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): type 2 diabetes mellitus and used Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) (metformin Hydrochloride) (dosage: 1 G, Twice Daily) starting NS. Soon after starting Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) (metformin Hydrochloride) the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Microcytic Anaemia
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Somnolence
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Renal Disorder
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Allopurinol (allopurinol) (allopurinol)
  • Amlodipine Besilate
  • Gliclazide
  • Paracetamol (paracetamol) (paracetamol)
  • Doxazocin
The patient was hospitalized. Although Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin Hydrochloride) (metformin Hydrochloride) demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Somnolence, may still occur.
Somnolence, Vomiting, Overdose, Hypoglycaemia

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Nov 29, 2013 by a Female taking Metformin (dosage: 75,000 Mg; X1; Po) . Location: US , 15 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: somnolence, vomiting, overdose, hypoglycaemia. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Quetiapine (3,000 Mg; X1; Po)
The patient was hospitalized.
Renal Impairment, Blood Creatinine Increased, Hypoglycaemia, Somnolence, Lactic Acidosis, Blood Bicarbonate Decreased, Overdose, Blood Insulin Decreased

This Somnolence problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 31-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Metformin (dosage: 50 G, Unk). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Metformin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Renal Impairment
  • Blood Creatinine Increased
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Somnolence
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Blood Bicarbonate Decreased
  • Overdose
  • Blood Insulin Decreased
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 Somnolence, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Confusional State, Somnolence, Speech Disorder, Malaise

This is a Metformin Hcl side effect report of a 79-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Metformin Hcl (dosage: NA) starting Jun 01, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin
  • Bicalutamide
  • Candesartan
  • Furosemide
  • Lorazepam
  • Lumigan
  • Oramorph
  • Seretide
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Confusional State
  • Somnolence
  • Speech Disorder
  • Malaise
This opens a possibility that Metformin Hcl could cause Somnolence and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Urinary Tract Infection, Renal Failure Chronic, Hypoglycaemia, Somnolence, Blood Glucose Fluctuation

This Somnolence side effect was reported by a health professional from GB on Nov 11, 2013. A patient from GB , 78 years of age, was treated with Metformin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Metformin side effects: urinary tract infection, renal failure chronic, hypoglycaemia, somnolence, blood glucose fluctuation. Metformin dosage: 1 G, Bid.
Associated medications used:
  • Gliclazide (160 Mg, Total)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Hypoglycaemia, Lactic Acidosis, Renal Impairment, Suicide Attempt, Intentional Overdose, Somnolence, Respiratory Rate Increased, Blood Pressure Systolic Decreased, Blood Urea Increased

This Somnolence side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 31-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:
  • Atripla
When starting to take Metformin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Renal Impairment
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Somnolence
  • Respiratory Rate Increased
  • Blood Pressure Systolic Decreased
  • Blood Urea Increased
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin.
Suicide Attempt, Hypoglycaemia, Somnolence, Tachypnoea, Renal Impairment, Lactic Acidosis, Intentional Overdose

This Somnolence Metformin Hcl side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Nov 06, 2013. A male , 31 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Somnolence
  • Tachypnoea
  • Renal Impairment
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Intentional Overdose
. Metformin Hcl dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Atripla
The patient was hospitalized.
Intentional Overdose, Suicide Attempt, Hypoglycaemia, Lactic Acidosis, Tachypnoea, Somnolence

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 31-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Metformin (dosage:50 G, Unk, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Atripla (Unk)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Somnolence side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Lactic Acidosis
  • Tachypnoea
  • 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 treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Somnolence.
Somnolence, Confusional State, Speech Disorder, Malaise

A 79-year-old patient (weight: NA) from GB with the following symptoms: type 2 diabetes mellitus started Metformin treatment (dosage: NA) on Jun 01, 2013. Soon after starting Metformin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Somnolence
  • Confusional State
  • Speech Disorder
  • Malaise
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin (acetylsalicylic Acid)
  • Bicalutamide (bicalutamide)
  • Candesartan (candesartan)
  • Furosemide (furosemide)
  • Lorazepam (lorazepam)
  • Lumigan (bimatoprost)
  • Oramorph (morphine Sulfate Pentahydrate)
  • Seretide (seretide)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Metformin side effects, such as Somnolence.
Somnolence, Confusional State, Speech Disorder, Malaise

A patient from GB was prescribed and started Metformin on Sep 05, 2013. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: somnolence, confusional state, speech disorder, malaise Additional patient health information: male , 79 years of age, weighting 198.4 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Metformin dosage: 1000 Milligram Daily;. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lorazepam
  • Oramorph
  • Bicalutamide
  • Tiotropium
  • Aspirin
  • Candesartan
  • Furosemide
  • Lumigan
Confusional State, Speech Disorder, Somnolence, Malaise

This report suggests a potential Metformin Somnolence side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 79-year-old patient from GB (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): type 2 diabetes mellitus and used Metformin (dosage: 500 Mg, Bid) starting Jun 01, 2013. Soon after starting Metformin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Confusional State
  • Speech Disorder
  • Somnolence
  • Malaise
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Lorazepam
  • Oramorph
  • Bicalutamide
  • Tiotropium
  • Aspirin
  • Candesartan
  • Furosemide
  • Lumigan
Although Metformin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Somnolence, may still occur.
Transient Ischaemic Attack, Gait Disturbance, Vertigo, Dysarthria, Somnolence

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Aug 28, 2013 by a Female taking Metformin Sandoz (dosage: 850 Mg) was diagnosed with and. Location: ES , 55 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: transient ischaemic attack, gait disturbance, vertigo, dysarthria, somnolence. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized.
Sopor, Aphasia, Suicide Attempt, Headache, Somnolence, Coma Scale Abnormal, Body Temperature Decreased

This Somnolence problem was reported by a physician from IT. A 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Jun 15, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Metformin (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Depakin Chrono
  • Tachipirina
  • Moment 200
  • Momentact
  • Enantyum
  • Zerinol
When commencing Metformin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Sopor
  • Aphasia
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Headache
  • Somnolence
  • Coma Scale Abnormal
  • Body Temperature Decreased
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 Somnolence, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Lethargy, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Alcohol Use, Tachycardia, Tachypnoea, Somnolence, Lactic Acidosis

This is a Metformin side effect report of a 60-year-old 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:
  • Lethargy
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Alcohol Use
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachypnoea
  • Somnolence
  • Lactic Acidosis
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Metformin could cause Somnolence and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Circulatory Collapse, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Asthenia, Abdominal Pain Upper, Dyspnoea, Somnolence, Tachypnoea, Oliguria

This Somnolence side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from DE on Aug 08, 2013. A female patient from DE , 78 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Metformin (metformin). Patient felt the following Metformin side effects: circulatory collapse, diarrhoea, nausea, asthenia, abdominal pain upper, dyspnoea, somnolence, tachypnoea, oliguria. Metformin (metformin) dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Verapamil (verapamil)
  • Pantoprazole (pantoprazole)
  • Isosorbide
  • Ramipril (ramipril)
These side effects may potentially be related to Metformin (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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