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How can I stop the diarrhea caused by metformin?

I was just diagnosed with diabetes. Last week my doctor prescribed metformin to me. I take one 500mg pill two times a day. I have been having diarrhea about 2 hours after each dose. Is this normal ...

Posted 25 Feb 2013 4 answers

How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking METFORMIN, HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am ...

Posted 15 Dec 2011 3 answers

Conflicting stories about taking metformin - will it help my weight and PCOS?

My gyno prescribed metformin 500 mg 2 x day for PCOS. He said it was an anti-diabetic but that it is also taken for PCOS. I have had a hard time managing my weight and he thought that it would help. ...

Posted 14 May 2012 4 answers

How much Metformin is too much? Can you overdose on Metformin?

I am prescribed to 2.5 1000mg Metformin per day. However, that doesn't seem to be enough, because my blood sugar had been around 300 lately. I feel like I need to take 4 pills per day to keep it ...

Posted 30 Nov 2012 2 answers

Hi everyone, I'm just started a new med. Metformin 500mg twice a day?

for weight loss only. I'm not diabetic. What are the side effects that you are getting on this. I also read alot of people are cutting carbs and sugar. My pharmacist told me I didn't need ...

Posted 26 May 2011 9 answers


Metformin - 1000mg x2 day has it caused any weight gain with anyone?

A1C normal for 4 years, should I ask doc to reduce cause I feel I'm gaining weight the longer I'm taking it, but I have no other side effects. Weight gain is not a phobia/image thing ...

Posted 3 Dec 2012 4 answers

How can I stop the side effect of diarrhea caused by Glyburide/Metformin, Onglyza, etc???

When first diagnosed with diabetes, I was given Victoza, and had no noticable side effects. My dr added Metformin, 500mg 2xday, because my AC1 was still 7, and gave me Lisinopril to protect my ...

Posted 11 Mar 2013 5 answers

How long should a person take metformin?

i am a 56 year old type 2 diabetic been on metformin for 8 years

Posted 1 day 16 hours ago 1 answer

Metformin - What happens if a lady doesnt induce her periods ?

The love of my life suffers from this and just wish to know.

Posted 2 hours 32 minutes ago 1 answer

I use to take 2 500mg for a couple years Ac1 was 6.6?

It seemed to be rough on my GI. My Dr. who knows very little about Diabetes switched me to Glimipremide.That worked but after reading bad things about it just switched back to metformin.2 500mg a ...

Posted 10 days ago 1 answer

About metformin?

hi im newly diagnose diabetes my fasting bloodsugar is 7.35 my hba1c is 6.40 the doctor recommended me to take metformin. yesterday after a meal i take 500mg. i have poor sleep moderate headache ...

Posted 14 days ago 1 answer

Metformin 500mg 1 a day,4months,ran out for 5 days,got today feel weird?

Iam male age 48. after not having my metformin for 5 days,got my prescription today and took my 1. I am feeling very strange, headache, not normal at all not just physically but my head doesn't ...

Posted 5 Nov 2014 2 answers

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