Is it safe to stop taking the drug metformin (glucophage) once my suger level is in control?thx?

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14 Nov 2009

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes and have been taking metformin to regulate your blood sugars, you shouldn't stop taking it even if your sugar levels are under control. If you stop, you run the risk of having high blood sugars again.

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