i have been told i have pancreititus from taking glucophage for a long time.
19 Sep 2010
A possible adverse drug effect during acute renal failure
Warnings--- Sensitivity to metformin hydrochloride (glucophage). Diabetic coma and ketoacidosis, impairment of renal function, chronic liver disease, cardiac failure and recent myocardial infarction. History of, or states associated with, lactic acidosis such as shock or pulmonary insufficiency, alcoholism (acute or chronic), and conditions associated with hypoxemia. Pancreatitis.
Please click on the link below for full detailed information, I read it and found it very helpful, and also very helpful for future reference.-
- Glucophage Information for Consumers
- Glucophage Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Glucophage (detailed)
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