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Glucophage

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6
7  Effectiveness
3.6  Side Effects
6.4  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 5 Glucophage side effects and 4 Glucophage benefits.

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Effectiveness of Glucophage by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Glucophage, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 10% 0% 70% 20% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 9.1% 90.9% 0% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 80% 20% 0%
Breathing 0% 9.1% 90.9% 0% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 70% 20% 10%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Digestion 9.1% 18.2% 63.6% 9.1% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 20% 50% 20% 10%
Energy 0% 27.3% 45.5% 18.2% 9.1%
Eyesight 0% 0% 90% 10% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 90% 0% 10%
Mental Clarity 0% 10% 70% 10% 10%
Pain 0% 0% 80% 20% 0%
Patience 0% 10% 80% 10% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 70% 30% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 0% 90% 10% 0%
Sleep 0% 10% 80% 10% 0%
Stress Level 0% 10% 70% 20% 0%
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Commonly Reported Glucophage Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anxiety 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Appetite Loss 72.7% 18.2% 9.1% 0% 0%
Bloating 77.8% 22.2% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 81.8% 18.2% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Flu-Like Symptoms 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 81.8% 9.1% 0% 0% 9.1%
Headache 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Indigestion 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Low Blood Sugar 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 72.7% 18.2% 0% 9.1% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 50% 0% 0% 50% 0%
Stomach Ache 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Glucophage Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anemia 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Dehydration / Thirst 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 77.8% 22.2% 0% 0% 0%
Indigestion 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Vomiting 90% 0% 0% 10% 0%
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Episodes since taking Glucophage
Since taking Glucophage Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 6.2%
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User Comments about Glucophage
10 Dec 2011 diabetes
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04 Aug 2010 This worked fine for me, but again, this is one of those medications where my doctor forgot that I was taking it for so long and eventually switched me to something else...
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14 Jul 2010 Glucophage is great for lowering my blood sugar due to my diabetes, but I believe it causes gas.
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07 Jul 2010 This medication doesnt give me any side effects or anything, so I just take it twice a day like my doctor told me to for my diabetes.
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14 May 2010 This was a good drug, it made my dirty neck sydrome go away and made the shaking stop.
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