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Lactic Acidosis

Renal Failure Acute

Diarrhoea

Vomiting

Blood Glucose Increased

Haemodialysis

Nausea

Hypotension

Hypoglycaemia

Dehydration

Metabolic Acidosis

Abdominal Pain

Renal Failure

Completed Suicide

Dyspnoea

Cardiac Arrest

Malaise

Dizziness

Hyperkalaemia

Asthenia

Fatigue

Myocardial Infarction

Metformin and overdose Patient Reports September 19, 2014



Cyanosis, Overdose, Lactic Acidosis, Coma, Dyspnoea, Blood Potassium Increased, Suicide Attempt (7357859-8)
on Feb 21, 2011 Female from GERMANY , 85 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: cyanosis, overdose, lactic acidosis, coma, dyspnoea, blood potassium increased, suicide attempt. Metformin Hcl dosage: 850 Mg;tid;po Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Patient was hospitalized.

Anuria, Confusional State, Dehydration, Disorientation, Heart Rate Increased, Kussmaul Respiration, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Pancreatitis Acute (5581039-X)
on Dec 14, 2007 Female from SPAIN , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: anuria, confusional state, dehydration, disorientation, heart rate increased, kussmaul respiration, lactic acidosis, overdose, pancreatitis acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: 850 Mg, Tid.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Glyburide
Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Lactic Acidosis (7725323-X)
on Aug 11, 2011 Female from NETHERLANDS , 72 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, lactic acidosis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1700 Mg;qd;. Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Impairment, Body Temperature Decreased, Blood Pressure Decreased, Overdose, Lactic Acidosis (8031882-2)
on Dec 28, 2011 Male from DENMARK , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: renal impairment, body temperature decreased, blood pressure decreased, overdose, lactic acidosis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 63 G, Single. Patient was hospitalized.

Atrioventricular Block Complete, Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Ketoacidosis, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure Acute, Shock (5926832-6)
on Oct 20, 2008 Male from GERMANY , 69 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: atrioventricular block complete, cardio-respiratory arrest, ketoacidosis, lactic acidosis, overdose, renal failure acute, shock. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate
  • Gliclazide
  • Aspirin
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Ketoacidosis, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Shock (5533098-8)
on Nov 26, 2007 Male from GERMANY , 69 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: cardio-respiratory arrest, ketoacidosis, lactic acidosis, overdose, shock. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate
  • Gliclazide
  • Aspirin
Patient was hospitalized.

Breast Cancer, Overdose (8077887-7)
on Jan 21, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 64 years of age, weighting 158.7 lb, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: breast cancer, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Januvia


Blood Pressure Decreased, Bradyphrenia, Dehydration, Diarrhoea, Lactic Acidosis, Mental Disorder, Overdose, Pancreatitis Acute, Tachypnoea (5581038-8)
on Dec 14, 2007 Female from SPAIN , 61 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: blood pressure decreased, bradyphrenia, dehydration, diarrhoea, lactic acidosis, mental disorder, overdose, pancreatitis acute, tachypnoea. Metformin Hcl dosage: 850 Mg, Bid.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Irbesartan
  • Amlodipine
Patient was hospitalized.

Acute Abdomen, Cardiac Arrest, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose (5503539-0)
on Oct 18, 2007 Male from NORWAY , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: acute abdomen, cardiac arrest, lactic acidosis, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 850 Mg; Qid.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Klyx
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Srt
  • Alcohol
Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Lactic Acidosis, Renal Failure Acute, Haemodialysis (7934564-8)
on Nov 05, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, lactic acidosis, renal failure acute, haemodialysis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg; Twice Daily. Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure Acute (7853050-7)
on Oct 24, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, overdose, renal failure acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1000 Milligram;. Patient was hospitalized.

Intentional Self-injury, Toxicity To Various Agents, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose (8012059-3)
on Dec 14, 2011 Female from ITALY , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: intentional self-injury, toxicity to various agents, lactic acidosis, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.

Continuous Haemodiafiltration, Hypothermia, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure Acute (8200747-5)
on Feb 21, 2012 Male from TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 48 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: continuous haemodiafiltration, hypothermia, lactic acidosis, overdose, renal failure acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: (df). Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Hypothermia, Lactic Acidosis, Continuous Haemodiafiltration, Vomiting, Renal Failure Acute (8189728-8)
on Feb 21, 2012 Male from TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 48 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, hypothermia, lactic acidosis, continuous haemodiafiltration, vomiting, renal failure acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: (df). Patient was hospitalized.

Continuous Haemodiafiltration, Renal Injury, Lactic Acidosis, Vomiting, Overdose, Hypotension, Hypothermia (7560232-0)
on Jun 01, 2011 Male from TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 48 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: continuous haemodiafiltration, renal injury, lactic acidosis, vomiting, overdose, hypotension, hypothermia. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Dehydration, Haemodialysis, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure Acute (5989756-4)
on Nov 28, 2008 Female from , 46 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: dehydration, haemodialysis, lactic acidosis, overdose, renal failure acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: 850 Mg - Tid - Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Citalopram
  • Novolog Mix 70/30
  • Procyclidine Hydrochloride 2mg Tab
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Ramipril
Patient was hospitalized.

Compartment Syndrome, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure, Rhabdomyolysis (5520377-3)
on Nov 02, 2007 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 46 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hypertension
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: compartment syndrome, lactic acidosis, overdose, renal failure, rhabdomyolysis. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ramipril
  • Ethanol
Patient was hospitalized.

White Blood Cell Count Increased, Agitation, Neutrophil Count Increased, Coma Scale Abnormal, Overdose (7727370-0)
on Aug 30, 2011 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • schizophrenia
  • depression
  • hypertension
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: white blood cell count increased, agitation, neutrophil count increased, coma scale abnormal, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg, Tid.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Simvastatin (40 Mg, Unk)
  • Clozapine (600 Mg, Qd)
  • Clomipramine Hcl
  • Lisinopril (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Omeprazole
  • Clomipramine Hcl (200 Mg/day)
  • Clozapine (Overdose)
  • Hyoscine
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Coma Scale Abnormal, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6574265-4)
on Jan 15, 2010 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, coma scale abnormal, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg; Tid; Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Simvastatin
  • Clozaril
  • Hyoscine Hbr Hyt
  • Clomipramine Hcl
  • Lisinopril
  • Omeprazole
  • Alcohol
  • Senna
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Coma Scale Abnormal, Mechanical Ventilation, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6529345-6)
on Dec 24, 2009 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • depression
  • schizophrenia
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, coma scale abnormal, mechanical ventilation, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500mg, Tid, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Simvastatin (40mg, Oral)
  • Clomipramine (200mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Clozaril (600mg, Qd, Oral; 600mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Clozaril (600mg, Qd, Oral; 600mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Hyoscine Hbr Hyt
  • Lisinopril (5mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Omeprazole
  • *senna (Oral)
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Coma Scale Abnormal, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6520598-7)
on Dec 17, 2009 Male from GERMANY , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • schizophrenia
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, coma scale abnormal, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lisinopril
  • Clomipramine
  • Clomipramine
  • Clozaril (Also On 17feb2009)
  • Hyoscine
  • Omeprazole
  • Simvastatin
  • Thiamine
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Coma Scale Abnormal, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6497510-2)
on Dec 03, 2009 Male from GERMANY , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • schizophrenia
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, coma scale abnormal, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lisinopril
  • Clomipramine
  • Clomipramine
  • Clozaril (Also On 17feb2009)
  • Hyoscine
  • Omeprazole
  • Simvastatin
  • Thiamine
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Alcohol Use, Coma Scale Abnormal, Mechanical Ventilation, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6467153-5)
on Nov 13, 2009 Male from , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, alcohol use, coma scale abnormal, mechanical ventilation, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg;tid;po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Simvastatin
  • Clozaril
  • Hyoscine Hbr Hyt
  • Clomipramine
  • Lisinopril
  • Omeprazole
  • Alcohol
  • Senna
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Coma Scale Abnormal, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6464664-3)
on Nov 16, 2009 Male from GERMANY , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • schizophrenia
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, coma scale abnormal, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lisinopril
  • Clomipramine
  • Clomipramine
  • Clozaril (17feb2009)
  • Hyoscine
  • Omeprazole
  • Simvastatin
  • Thiamine
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Alcohol Use, Coma Scale Abnormal, Mechanical Ventilation, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6453449-X)
on Nov 03, 2009 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, alcohol use, coma scale abnormal, mechanical ventilation, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg; Tid; Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Simvastatin
  • Clozaril
  • Hyoscine Hbr Hyt
  • Clomipramine
  • Lisinopril
  • Omeprazole
  • Alcohol
  • Senna
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Coma Scale Abnormal, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6442325-4)
on Nov 03, 2009 Male from UNITED KINGDOM , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, coma scale abnormal, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg-tid, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Simvastatin (Oral)
  • Clomipramine
  • Lisinopril
  • Clozaril
  • Hyoscine
  • Omeprazole
  • Senna
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Coma Scale Abnormal, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6434910-0)
on Nov 03, 2009 Male from GERMANY , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • schizophrenia
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, coma scale abnormal, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lisinopril
  • Clomipramine
  • Clomipramine
  • Clozaril (17feb2009)
  • Hyoscine
  • Omeprazole
  • Senna
  • Simvastatin
Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Coma Scale Abnormal, Neutrophil Count Increased, Overdose, White Blood Cell Count Increased (6413337-1)
on Oct 13, 2009 Male from GERMANY , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hypertension
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • schizophrenia
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: agitation, coma scale abnormal, neutrophil count increased, overdose, white blood cell count increased. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Lisinopril
  • Clomipramine
  • Clomipramine
  • Clozaril (17feb2009)
  • Hyoscine
  • Omeprazole
  • Senna
  • Simvastatin
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Arrest, Overdose, Pancreatitis, Lactic Acidosis, Haemolytic Anaemia, Pneumonia Aspiration (8341140-4)
on Apr 23, 2012 Male from KUWAIT , 36 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: cardiac arrest, overdose, pancreatitis, lactic acidosis, haemolytic anaemia, pneumonia aspiration. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Haemolytic Anaemia, Overdose, Lactic Acidosis, Pancreatitis, Cardiac Arrest, Pneumonia Aspiration (8276813-5)
on Mar 29, 2012 Male from KUWAIT , 36 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: haemolytic anaemia, overdose, lactic acidosis, pancreatitis, cardiac arrest, pneumonia aspiration. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Respiratory Failure, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure (7388700-5)
on Mar 28, 2011 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 25 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • schizophrenia
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: respiratory failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, overdose, renal failure. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Aripiprazole
Patient was hospitalized.

Asthenia, Hypoglycaemia, Oral Intake Reduced, Overdose (5683591-2)
on Sep 06, 2007 Female from PHILIPPINES , 68 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • type 1 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: asthenia, hypoglycaemia, oral intake reduced, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2550 Mg Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amaryl (12 Mg (12 Mg, 1 D); 4 Mg (4 Mg, 1d) Oral)
  • Amaryl (12 Mg (12 Mg, 1 D); 4 Mg (4 Mg, 1d) Oral)
  • Simvastatin
  • Losartan Potassium


Haemolytic Anaemia, Cardiac Arrest, Overdose, Lactic Acidosis, Pancreatitis (8268086-4)
on Mar 26, 2012 Male from KUWAIT , 36 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • toxicity to various agents
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: haemolytic anaemia, cardiac arrest, overdose, lactic acidosis, pancreatitis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 45g. Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Respiratory Acidosis (6200964-X)
on May 13, 2009 Female from TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 56 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, overdose, respiratory acidosis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 30000 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Zolpidem Tartrate (3000 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Respiratory Acidosis (6186486-3)
on Apr 30, 2009 Female from TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 56 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, overdose, respiratory acidosis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 30000 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Zolpidem (3000 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Respiratory Acidosis (6180289-1)
on Apr 27, 2009 Female from TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 56 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, overdose, respiratory acidosis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Zolpidem (10 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Arrest, Hypotension, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Respiratory Arrest (6835217-X)
on Jun 29, 2010 Male from TURKEY , 55 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: cardiac arrest, hypotension, lactic acidosis, overdose, respiratory arrest. Metformin Hcl dosage: 850 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Glipizide
  • Rosiglitazone


Suicide Attempt, Body Temperature Decreased, Respiratory Failure, Tachypnoea, Overdose, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Cardiovascular Insufficiency, Pleural Effusion, Lactic Acidosis (7378919-1)
on Mar 02, 2011 Female from GERMANY , 50 years of age, weighting 143.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: suicide attempt, body temperature decreased, respiratory failure, tachypnoea, overdose, depressed level of consciousness, cardiovascular insufficiency, pleural effusion, lactic acidosis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 34000 Mg U, Po. Patient was hospitalized.

Irritability, Toxicity To Various Agents, Suicide Attempt, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Hyperkalaemia, Overdose, Continuous Haemodiafiltration, Lactic Acidosis, Haemodynamic Instability (7705295-4)
on Aug 02, 2011 Male from SAUDI ARABIA , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: irritability, toxicity to various agents, suicide attempt, depressed level of consciousness, hyperkalaemia, overdose, continuous haemodiafiltration, lactic acidosis, haemodynamic instability. Metformin Hcl dosage: 45 Gram;x1;. Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Haemodialysis, Shock, Completed Suicide, Treatment Failure (8001402-7)
on Dec 09, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, overdose, haemodialysis, shock, completed suicide, treatment failure. Metformin Hcl dosage: (90 Gm),oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Treatment Failure, Suicide Attempt, Dialysis, Overdose, Shock (7962361-6)
on Nov 21, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, treatment failure, suicide attempt, dialysis, overdose, shock. Metformin Hcl dosage: (90 Gm),oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Dialysis, Treatment Failure, Overdose, Haemodynamic Instability, Shock, Lactic Acidosis, Suicide Attempt (7960887-2)
on Nov 21, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: dialysis, treatment failure, overdose, haemodynamic instability, shock, lactic acidosis, suicide attempt. Metformin Hcl dosage: (90 Gm), Oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Overdose (8258636-6)
on Mar 21, 2012 Female from TURKEY , 34 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1000 Mg, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Sertraline Hydrochloride (50 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain Upper, Coagulopathy, Metabolic Acidosis, Nausea, Overdose, Vomiting (6164426-0)
on Apr 08, 2009 Female from UNITED STATES , 20 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: abdominal pain upper, coagulopathy, metabolic acidosis, nausea, overdose, vomiting. Metformin Hcl dosage: 76.5g, Oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Coagulopathy, Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose (6160370-3)
on Apr 04, 2009 Female from UNITED STATES , 20 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: coagulopathy, metabolic acidosis, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 76.5g, Oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Coagulopathy, Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose (6145576-1)
on Mar 25, 2009 Female from TURKEY , 20 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
  • obesity
  • glucose tolerance impaired
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: coagulopathy, metabolic acidosis, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 76.5 G, Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Coagulopathy, Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose (6140613-2)
on Mar 24, 2009 Female from TURKEY , 20 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
  • obesity
  • glucose tolerance impaired
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: coagulopathy, metabolic acidosis, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 76.5 G, Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Acute, Grand Mal Convulsion, Lactic Acidosis, Hypoglycaemia, Overdose (8414978-2)
on May 23, 2012 Female from SRI LANKA , 18 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: renal failure acute, grand mal convulsion, lactic acidosis, hypoglycaemia, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 17.5 G (35 Tablets). Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Lactic Acidosis, Grand Mal Convulsion, Hypoglycaemia, Renal Failure Acute (8375632-9)
on May 08, 2012 Female from SRI LANKA , 18 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, lactic acidosis, grand mal convulsion, hypoglycaemia, renal failure acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: 17.5 G (35 Tablets). Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Confusional State, Lactic Acidosis (8375761-X)
on May 08, 2012 Male from TURKEY , 17 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, confusional state, lactic acidosis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 80 Doses Of 1000 Mg. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Urea Increased, Haemodialysis, Suicide Attempt, Lactic Acidosis, Confusional State, Overdose (8258640-8)
on Mar 21, 2012 Male from TURKEY , 17 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: blood urea increased, haemodialysis, suicide attempt, lactic acidosis, confusional state, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 80 Doses Of 1000 Mg. Patient was hospitalized.

Tachycardia, Overdose, Haemodialysis, Abdominal Pain, Hypoglycaemia, Arrhythmia, Convulsion, Vomiting (7888525-8)
on Oct 17, 2011 Female from IRAN (ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF) , 21 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • intentional overdose
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: tachycardia, overdose, haemodialysis, abdominal pain, hypoglycaemia, arrhythmia, convulsion, vomiting. Metformin Hcl dosage: 100 Gm;x1;po. Patient was hospitalized.

Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, Overdose (7823972-1)
on Oct 07, 2011 Male from GREECE , 53 years of age, weighting 257.9 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hyperglycaemia
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: non-small cell lung cancer, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Infliximab, Recombinant (8 Doses)
  • Anti-hypertensive
  • Infliximab, Recombinant
  • Methotrexate
Patient was hospitalized.

Lung Neoplasm Malignant, Overdose (7823821-1)
on Oct 07, 2011 Male from GREECE , 53 years of age, weighting 257.9 lb, was diagnosed with
  • hyperglycaemia
  • psoriasis
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lung neoplasm malignant, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Infliximab, Recombinant
  • Methotrexate


Blood Creatinine Increased, Blood Potassium Increased, Blood Sodium Decreased, Coagulation Factor Vii Level Decreased, Coagulopathy, Leukocytosis, Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose, Protein S Decreased (6159961-5)
on Mar 31, 2009 Female from TURKEY , 20 years of age, weighting 169.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • glucose tolerance impaired
  • obesity
  • suicide attempt
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: blood creatinine increased, blood potassium increased, blood sodium decreased, coagulation factor vii level decreased, coagulopathy, leukocytosis, metabolic acidosis, overdose, protein s decreased. Metformin Hcl dosage: 850 Mg; Daily. Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure Acute, Shock (5190337-3)
on Dec 12, 2006 Female from FRANCE , 77 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent
  • hypertension
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, overdose, renal failure acute, shock. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Linatil
Patient was hospitalized.

Malignant Neoplasm Of Ampulla Of Vater, Infarction, Overdose (7510393-4)
on May 17, 2011 Male from FRANCE , 74 years of age, weighting 189.6 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: malignant neoplasm of ampulla of vater, infarction, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.

Hypoglycaemia, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure Acute (4834011-9)
on Nov 10, 2005 Female from FRANCE , 70 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: hypoglycaemia, lactic acidosis, overdose, renal failure acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure, Shock (5888873-7)
on Sep 02, 2008 Female from GERMANY , 68 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, overdose, renal failure, shock. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.

Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure Acute, Suicide Attempt (6154507-X)
on Apr 10, 2009 Male from UNITED STATES , 65 years of age, weighting 198.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: metabolic acidosis, overdose, renal failure acute, suicide attempt. Metformin Hcl dosage: Bid Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Trazodone Hcl
Patient was hospitalized.

Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure Acute, Suicide Attempt (6154459-2)
on Apr 10, 2009 Male from UNITED STATES , 65 years of age, weighting 198.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: metabolic acidosis, overdose, renal failure acute, suicide attempt. Metformin Hcl dosage: Bid Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Trazodone Hcl
Patient was hospitalized.

Anuria, Blood Glucose Decreased, Gout, Haemodialysis, Hyperkalaemia, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose, Renal Failure Acute (6453469-5)
on Nov 03, 2009 Male from SWEDEN , 63 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
  • gout
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: anuria, blood glucose decreased, gout, haemodialysis, hyperkalaemia, lactic acidosis, overdose, renal failure acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg; Qd; Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Diclofenac Sodium (150 Mg; Qd; Po)
  • Enalapril
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide
  • Omeprazol Abcur
  • Nulytely
  • Simvastatin
  • Acetaminophen
  • Tavegyl
Patient was hospitalized.

Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose, Pancreatitis, Renal Failure Acute (5304658-4)
on Apr 03, 2007 Female from ITALY , 61 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
  • hypercholesterolaemia
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: metabolic acidosis, overdose, pancreatitis, renal failure acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: 3gm Per Daily, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Fluvastatin (80mg Daily, Oral)
Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain Upper, Blood Creatinine Increased, Metabolic Acidosis, Oliguria, Overdose, Pancreatitis Acute, Renal Failure Acute, Vomiting (5092042-0)
on Aug 11, 2006 Female from ITALY , 61 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: abdominal pain upper, blood creatinine increased, metabolic acidosis, oliguria, overdose, pancreatitis acute, renal failure acute, vomiting. Metformin Hcl dosage: 3 G Qday.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Fluvastatin (80 Mg Qday)
  • Fluvastatin (Df)
Patient was hospitalized.

Metabolic Acidosis, Oliguria, Overdose, Pancreatitis Acute (5042489-3)
on Jun 09, 2006 Female from ITALY , 61 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: metabolic acidosis, oliguria, overdose, pancreatitis acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: 3 G.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Fluvastatin(fluvastatin) (80 Mg, Qd)
Patient was hospitalized.

Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose, Pancreatitis Acute, Renal Failure Acute (5036542-8)
on Jun 09, 2006 Female from ITALY , 61 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: metabolic acidosis, overdose, pancreatitis acute, renal failure acute. Metformin Hcl dosage: 3g, Qd, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Fluvastatin (fluvastatin)
Patient was hospitalized.

Pelvic Pain, Hypoaesthesia, Paraesthesia, Abasia, Overdose (7810443-1)
on Oct 06, 2011 Male from MEXICO , 57 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
  • prostatic disorder
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: pelvic pain, hypoaesthesia, paraesthesia, abasia, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Dutasteride
  • Janumet


Blood Glucose Increased, Haemodialysis, Irritability, Lactic Acidosis, Overdose (5985286-4)
on Nov 21, 2008 Female from KOREA, REPUBLIC OF , 56 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: blood glucose increased, haemodialysis, irritability, lactic acidosis, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: (30 G 1x Oral). Patient was hospitalized.

Lactic Acidosis, Hypothermia, Hypoglycaemia, Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose, Body Temperature Decreased, Lethargy, Dialysis (8328826-2)
on Apr 16, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 55 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, hypothermia, hypoglycaemia, metabolic acidosis, overdose, body temperature decreased, lethargy, dialysis. Metformin Hcl dosage: (850 Mg Qid). Patient was hospitalized.

Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Overdose (8238865-8)
on Mar 14, 2012 Female from JAPAN , 49 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: depressed level of consciousness, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Omeprazole
  • Amlodipine Besylate
  • Zolpidem
  • Amaryl
Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose, Pulmonary Congestion, Renal Impairment, Therapeutic Agent Toxicity (6607116-X)
on Feb 03, 2010 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
  • abnormal behaviour
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, pulmonary congestion, renal impairment, therapeutic agent toxicity. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1000mg, Bid, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amisulpride (600mg, Daily, Oral)
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone Topical
  • Insulin
  • Movicol
  • Quetiapine
  • Senna
  • Trazodone Hcl


Cardiomyopathy, Overdose, Renal Impairment (6510487-6)
on Dec 01, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
  • abnormal behaviour
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: cardiomyopathy, overdose, renal impairment. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1000mg,bid,oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amisulpride (600mg,qd,oral)
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Quetiapine


Blood Ketone Body Present, Overdose, Poisoning (6478363-5)
on Nov 18, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: blood ketone body present, overdose, poisoning. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1000 Mg - Bid, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amisulpride
  • Alexandrian Senna Pods
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Insulin
  • Nulytely
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Trazodone Hcl


Overdose, Poisoning, Renal Impairment (6337180-7)
on Aug 14, 2009 Female from , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
  • abnormal behaviour
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, poisoning, renal impairment. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2g, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Solian (500mg, Bid, Oral)
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Insulin
  • Nulytely
  • Quetiapine
  • Senna
  • Trazodone Hcl


Alcohol Use, Overdose, Product Substitution Issue, Pulmonary Congestion, Renal Impairment (6331790-9)
on Aug 13, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: alcohol use, overdose, product substitution issue, pulmonary congestion, renal impairment. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1000 Mg; Bid; Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amisulpride
  • Insulin
  • Trazodone
  • Nulytely
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Senna
  • Zopiclone


Overdose, Renal Impairment (6178591-2)
on Apr 16, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, renal impairment. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2 Gr;po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amisulpride
  • Insulin
  • Trazodone Hcl
  • Nulytely
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Senna
  • Zopiclone


Overdose (6160689-6)
on Apr 01, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2 G; Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Solian (amisulpride) (500 Mg) (500 Mg; Twice A Day; Oral)
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Insulin
  • Nulytely
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Senna
  • Trazodine


Overdose (6160668-9)
on Apr 01, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2 G; Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Solian (amisulpride) (500 Mg) (500 Mg; Twice A Day; Oral)
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Insulin
  • Nulytely
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Senna
  • Trazodone


Overdose (6159831-2)
on Apr 01, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2 G; Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Solian (amisulpride) (500 Mg; Twice A Day; Oral)
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Insulin (insulin)
  • Movicol (nulytely)
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Senna (senna Alexandrina)
  • Trazodone Hcl


Overdose (6153641-8)
on Apr 01, 2009 Female from , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2g, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Solian (500mg, Bid, Oral)
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortison (topical)
  • Insulin
  • Nulytely
  • Quetiapine
  • Senna
  • Trazodone


Overdose, Renal Impairment (6152108-0)
on Mar 24, 2009 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, renal impairment. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2 Gr; Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amisulpride
  • Insulin
  • Trazodone Hcl
  • Nulytely
  • Diazepam
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Senna
  • Zopiclone


Suicide Attempt, Overdose (7939263-4)
on Nov 17, 2011 Patient from GERMANY , 42 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: suicide attempt, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Cyanosis, Blood Glucose Decreased, Feeling Abnormal, Off Label Use, Unresponsive To Stimuli, Overdose, Eye Disorder, Presyncope, Vomiting (7875270-8)
on Oct 21, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 155.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
  • cardiac disorder
  • colonoscopy
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: cyanosis, blood glucose decreased, feeling abnormal, off label use, unresponsive to stimuli, overdose, eye disorder, presyncope, vomiting. Metformin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg, Bid.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Metoprolol Tartrate (12.5 Mg, Bid)
  • Polyethylene Glycol 3350 (8 Oz. Diluted In 64 Oz Of Gatorade. Every 15-20 Minutes Until Gone)
  • Dulcolax (4 Tablets,)
  • Nortriptyline Hcl (10 Mg, Qd)
  • Centrum Silver (Unk)
  • Vitamin B-12 (2000 Mcg,)
  • Actos (30 Mg, Qd)
  • Vit C (500 Mg,)


Overdose (7263337-7)
on Sep 21, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 205.2 lb, was diagnosed with
  • diabetes mellitus
  • vitamin supplementation
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • crohn's disease
and was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Vitamin With Zinc
  • Prilosec
  • Humira
  • Iron Sulfatethiamin Compound Tab
  • Humira
  • Celexa


Feeling Abnormal, Memory Impairment, Overdose, Pneumonia, Dysstasia (8400759-2)
on May 22, 2012 Female from CANADA , 85 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: feeling abnormal, memory impairment, overdose, pneumonia, dysstasia. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Hyzaar
  • Norvasc
  • Amaryl
  • Acebutolol
Patient was hospitalized.

Overdose (4833620-0)
on Sep 30, 2005 Patient from UNITED STATES , 82 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: Po.

Overdose (4792102-5)
on Sep 19, 2005 Patient from UNITED STATES , 82 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: Df Unk Po.

Abasia, Pain In Extremity, Overdose, Atrioventricular Block Complete, Muscular Weakness (8113984-5)
on Feb 01, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 77 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: abasia, pain in extremity, overdose, atrioventricular block complete, muscular weakness. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Mirapex
  • Prandin
  • Sinemet (18-19 Tablets Daily)
  • Janumet
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Overdose, Myocardial Infarction, Malignant Neoplasm Of Ampulla Of Vater (8194036-5)
on Mar 05, 2012 Male from FRANCE , 74 years of age, weighting 189.6 lb, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: overdose, myocardial infarction, malignant neoplasm of ampulla of vater. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Insulin Detemir
  • Amiodarone
  • Januvia


Lactic Acidosis, Anaemia, Gastritis, Pneumonia Aspiration, Metabolic Acidosis, Haemodynamic Instability, Overdose, Shock, Renal Impairment (8134323-X)
on Jan 31, 2012 Male from SINGAPORE , 74 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: lactic acidosis, anaemia, gastritis, pneumonia aspiration, metabolic acidosis, haemodynamic instability, overdose, shock, renal impairment. Metformin Hcl dosage: (850 Mg Tid, 850 Mg). Patient was hospitalized.

Myocardial Infarction, Overdose, Malignant Neoplasm Of Ampulla Of Vater (7541223-2)
on Jun 09, 2011 Male from FRANCE , 74 years of age, weighting 189.6 lb, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: myocardial infarction, overdose, malignant neoplasm of ampulla of vater. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Pravastatin Sodium
  • Spironolactone
  • Januvia
  • Acenocoumarol


Acute Pulmonary Oedema, Overdose, Hypotension, Renal Impairment, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Coagulopathy, Metabolic Acidosis (8386364-5)
on May 10, 2012 Male from , 73 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: acute pulmonary oedema, overdose, hypotension, renal impairment, disseminated intravascular coagulation, coagulopathy, metabolic acidosis. Metformin Hcl dosage: 2 Gm (1 Gm,2 In 1 D).
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Perinodopril (perindopril)
  • Gliclazide (gliclazide)
Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Chloride Decreased, Blood Glucose Increased, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Hypotension, Lactic Acidosis, Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose, Pulmonary Oedema, Renal Impairment (6264506-5)
on Jun 22, 2009 Male from HONG KONG , 73 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: blood chloride decreased, blood glucose increased, disseminated intravascular coagulation, hypotension, lactic acidosis, metabolic acidosis, overdose, pulmonary oedema, renal impairment. Metformin Hcl dosage: 10 Tablets, X 1, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Perindopril
  • Gliclazide
Patient was hospitalized.

Metabolic Acidosis, Overdose (6226875-1)
on Jun 02, 2009 Male from GERMANY , 73 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: metabolic acidosis, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1 Dosage Form = 10 Tablets (500 Mg Per Tab). Daily Dose: 1 Gm, Frequency: 2 In 1 Day..
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Gliclazide
  • Perindopril Erbumine
Patient was hospitalized.

Visual Impairment, Mental Status Changes, Overdose, Respiratory Failure (7454087-2)
on Apr 27, 2011 Female from INDIA , 70 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: visual impairment, mental status changes, overdose, respiratory failure. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Ativan (1df:1-1/2mg Q6h)
  • Ipilimumab
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Hypoglycaemia, Overdose (7371476-5)
on Mar 07, 2011 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 70 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: hypoglycaemia, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1700 Mg, Bid.

Hypoglycaemia, Overdose (7335451-9)
on Feb 25, 2011 Female from GERMANY , 70 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: hypoglycaemia, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: Prescribed: 2 X 850 Mg (twice Daily),also Taken 1g.

Hypoglycaemia, Overdose (7271744-1)
on Jan 24, 2011 Female from GERMANY , 70 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: hypoglycaemia, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: 1 Df= 2 X 850 Mg (twice Daily),also Taken 1g.

Acidosis, Feeling Abnormal, Overdose, Pneumonia, Renal Failure, Sepsis (4579841-6)
on Jan 26, 2005 Male from , 70 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: acidosis, feeling abnormal, overdose, pneumonia, renal failure, sepsis. Metformin Hcl dosage: Po.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Venlafaxine Hcl
Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain, Hypoglycaemia, Overdose (8162073-2)
on Jun 22, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 67 years of age, was treated with Metformin Hcl. After Metformin was administered, patient encountered several Metformin side effects: abdominal pain, hypoglycaemia, overdose. Metformin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Glimepiride
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Actos
  • Kombiglyze Xr (1df=2.5/1000. Unit Not Specified)

Metformin Side Effects and Counts

DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side EffectReport Count
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED2672
NAUSEA2540
DIARRHOEA1718
DRUG INEFFECTIVE1669
WEIGHT DECREASED1612
VOMITING1541
DYSPNOEA1440
DIZZINESS1428
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE1349
FATIGUE1286
PAIN1169
HEADACHE1143
LACTIC ACIDOSIS1089
FLUSHING1073
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION1049
ASTHENIA1042
MALAISE972
DECREASED APPETITE967
PRURITUS889
FALL832
PAIN IN EXTREMITY798
HYPOGLYCAEMIA754
CHEST PAIN753
HYPERTENSION744
DIABETES MELLITUS743
ARTHRALGIA723
HYPOTENSION714
ABDOMINAL PAIN691
WEIGHT INCREASED671
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL670
DEPRESSION657
ANXIETY653
BLOOD GLUCOSE DECREASED647
DEHYDRATION631
PYREXIA628
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT628
INSOMNIA623
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE619
DRUG INTERACTION601
PNEUMONIA596
RASH583
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER581
ANAEMIA580
BACK PAIN575
RENAL FAILURE566
SOMNOLENCE553
MYALGIA536
CONFUSIONAL STATE536
PANCREATITIS533
COUGH523
PARAESTHESIA522
FEELING ABNORMAL515
HYPERHIDROSIS498
INJECTION SITE PAIN483
DEATH481
CONSTIPATION472
MUSCLE SPASMS461
TREMOR457
OFF LABEL USE445
ERYTHEMA427
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED413
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE411
VISION BLURRED410
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED410
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS406
GAIT DISTURBANCE404
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION404
URINARY TRACT INFECTION393
FEELING HOT382
COMPLETED SUICIDE382
HYPERGLYCAEMIA380
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS366
DYSPEPSIA366
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION366
CARDIAC ARREST359
HYPOAESTHESIA351
HYPERKALAEMIA350
SYNCOPE349
CONDITION AGGRAVATED340
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT333
PALPITATIONS322
GLYCOSYLATED HAEMOGLOBIN INCREASED305
BLOOD CHOLESTEROL INCREASED305
CARDIAC DISORDER301
PULMONARY EMBOLISM300
HEART RATE INCREASED296
DIABETES MELLITUS INADEQUATE CONTROL257
DRUG DOSE OMISSION255
TOXICITY TO VARIOUS AGENTS251
METABOLIC ACIDOSIS249
SEPSIS235
INCORRECT DOSE ADMINISTERED228
GASTROOESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE225
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED216
TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS205
OVERDOSE197
CHILLS186
URTICARIA184
PANCREATITIS ACUTE173
INJECTION SITE BRUISING166

Top 5 Reported Side Effects | Source:FDA

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