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Glucophage XR (Metformin) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Glucophage XR (Metformin) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (16)
Life Threatening Events (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Diarrhoea (4)Drug Ineffective (3)Blood Glucose Increased (3)Weight Decreased (2)Anaemia (2)Hypersensitivity (1)Wrong Technique in Drug Usage Process (1)Abasia (1)Drug Interaction (1)Expired Drug Administered (1)Adrenal Neoplasm (1)Influenza Like Illness (1)

Possible Glucophage XR side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Flatulence, Adrenal Neoplasm, Cardiac Disorder

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR

Other drugs received by patient: Metoprolol Succinate



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-22

Patient: female

Reactions: Vomiting, Syncope, Anaemia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-02-24

Patient:

Reactions: Medication Residue

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR

Glucophage
    Dosage: immediate release



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 76 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-02-24

Patient: 76 year old female, weighing 84.0 kg (184.8 pounds)

Reactions: Diarrhoea

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR
    Dosage: prescription # 249698

Metformin HCL



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 84 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-02-08

Patient: 84 year old female, weighing 77.0 kg (169.4 pounds)

Reactions: Diarrhoea, Anaemia, Feeling Hot, Rash Pruritic

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Aspirin
    Dosage: 1 df : 2 nos

Glucophage XR
    Dosage: several years ago,1000-1500 mg/daily,2 pills in mrng, 1 pill in evening
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 2002-08-05

Other drugs received by patient: Lotrel; Vitamin; Lipitor



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2011-11-23

Patient: female, weighing 71.7 kg (157.7 pounds)

Reactions: Product Quality Issue, Drug Ineffective, Blood Glucose Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 60 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-18

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Influenza Like Illness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR
    Dosage: restarted:26apr11
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus

Metformin HCL
    Start date: 2011-01-01
    End date: 2011-01-01



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 55 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-18

Patient: 55 year old female

Reactions: Blood Glucose Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR

Other drugs received by patient: Byetta; Maxzide; Atenolol; Protonix; Crestor; Diovan



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 76 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2011-11-18

Patient: 76 year old female

Reactions: Wrong Technique in Drug Usage Process

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR

Other drugs received by patient: Amaryl; Diovan; Levoxyl; Lipitor



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 64 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-18

Patient: 64 year old female

Reactions: Diarrhoea

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR

Other drugs received by patient: Amitriptyline HCL; Lipitor; Pantoprazole; Januvia; Gabapentin; Hyoscyamine; Oxycodone HCL and Acetaminophen; Enalapril Maleate; Levemir



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 62 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-18

Patient: 62 year old female

Reactions: Blood Glucose Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR

Other drugs received by patient: Lipitor; Synthroid; Glimepiride



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-18

Patient: male

Reactions: Diarrhoea

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 68 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-18

Patient: 68 year old male, weighing 86.0 kg (189.2 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Blood Glucose Increased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metformin HCL
    Indication: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Glucophage XR
    Dosage: 1df:750 units nos
    Indication: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Other drugs received by patient: Hydrochlorothiazide; Finasteride; Pravastatin Sodium; Tarka; Terazosin HCL; Pantoprazole



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 76 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-18

Patient: 76 year old female, weighing 77.0 kg (169.4 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Ineffective, Expired Drug Administered

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR
    Dosage: took expired glucophage xr for a week
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 2002-01-01

Metformin HCL
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus

Other drugs received by patient: Glipizide



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-18

Patient: female

Reactions: Abdominal Pain Upper

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR

Other drugs received by patient: Norvasc; Lipitor; Demadex; Diovan



Possible Glucophage XR side effects in 40 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Germany on 2011-10-20

Patient: 40 year old male, weighing 89.0 kg (195.8 pounds)

Reactions: Hypersensitivity, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, Abasia, Chromaturia, Drug Interaction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage XR
    Dosage: 1df:1 tabs of 500mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Metabolic Disorder
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Cefuroxime
    Dosage: stopped
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Respiratory Tract Infection
    Start date: 2011-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Losartan Potassium

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