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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 2 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

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

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 3 answers

Glucophage - I was previously taking metformin for 4 weeks for type 2 diabetis didnt like the side?

effects so my gp has prescribed glucophage. are these tablets not the same ?

Posted 23 hours ago 1 answer

Please tell me about pros and cons of using metformin for diabetes 2?

Male 58, my A1c is 5.8 and fasting glucose varies 140 to 150, this is with metformin 500 mg from last seven days. initially the medicine caused stomach pain and nausea, but now they have gone. random ...

Posted 19 days ago 2 answers

Can I reduce my metformin dosage ?

I am taking 500mg metformin a day, half morning n half at night. My sugar level hit as low to 78 mg/dl for fasting. Can i reduce dosage to 250mg daily ?

Posted 7 days ago 1 answer

Why do I become so tired and I seem to blackout and fall off chairs?

It's like I blackout and even wake up while falling of the chair. Extreme sleepiness . Cause could cause this. I take clonadine, klonopin, flecainide, atenlol, lisinopril plus metformin, ...

Posted 25 Aug 2014 4 answers

Continue taking Metformin?

BUN is 24 Glocuse is 62 Creatine is 0.9 Started taking metformin in March.

Posted 8 days ago 1 answer

Can Janumet 50/1000 increase weight or cause any other problem if used for 3 years or more?

Been taking Janumet after breakfast and Metformin after dinner for three years. Together with one-hour daily walk my weight reduced from 75 kg to healthier 68 kg. (I am 5ft 9in.) But since a few days ...

Posted 10 days ago 1 answer

Metformin - I would like to ask you where I can buy them tablets?

I am trying for baby last 10 years

Posted 10 days ago 1 answer

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