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 150 pound weight and 155 cm height. I have no diseases and not on any medication. I heard that some doctors advise to use Glucophage to reduce ...
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