2 May 2011
Glucophage (Metformin) is a prescription medication licensed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The drug is commonly thought to cause weight loss, although studies have shown mixed results.
It is not entirely clear if metformin causes weight loss however, it seems that people taking metformin do not gain weight.
It is not known if metformin has any effect on weight in people who do not have diabetes.
- Glucophage Information for Consumers
- Glucophage Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Glucophage (detailed)
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I am taking thyoid medication and do not have type 2 diabetes. Any thoughts on the use of this medication for this purpose.
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Weight - Can metformin (glucophage) use for wight loss ? I hear about that and I was read about the?
... mechanism of the metformin in wight loss but i am not sure if it safe to use in normal person?and if it use , what is the expected safty proplems ...
1 answer • 15 Mar 2013