If the patient is over 120 kg how much the dose of metformin XR he will take?

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3 Nov 2009

For adults (weight not specified) the recommended dose of metformin alone:

At first, 500 milligrams (mg) once daily with the evening meal. Then, your doctor may increase your dose a little at a time every week if needed. If you need more medicine, your doctor may tell you to take more than one dose a day. However, the dose is usually not more than 2000 mg per day.

http://www.drugs.com/cons/metformin.html

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