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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

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

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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

Diabetes, Type 2 - I have cut out all breads, flours, sugar, bad starches (corn,potatoes, rices?

... etc). Been doing a low carb diet but still seeing a high fasting number in the morning of 170 or so. I take 1000 mg of metformin at night with dinner. I do drink lots of crystal light can that be ...

Posted 23 Sep 2014 2 answers

Metformin 2000mg for 3 months, causing 14-16 day long periods. Will this regulate???

For the last 3 years I has on a high dose of injectable insulin. Went to my endo to get an insulin pump and as it turns out I am now back producing above normal levels of insulin. I was taken off of ...

Posted 18 days ago 1 answer

I'm type2 diabetic,taking metformin 500 mg daily,can I take alka zeltzer cold ?

To fight a nasty cold,what over the counter medicine can I take? I'm takin metformin 500 mg daily. I have type 2 diabetes

Posted 2 Oct 2014 1 answer

Can you take lipozene with metformin for type 2 diabetes?

With type 2 diabetes.

Posted 19 days ago 0 answers

Safer substitute for Aleve without severe interaction?

taking atorvastatin,jantovin,metoprolol,metformin.haveatrialfribulation;someformofdizziness

Posted 30 Sep 2014 1 answer

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

Glyburide/Metformin - Just been told Im diabetic..was put on glyburide 5mg and metformine 800mg 3?

... days ago..how long will it take for the medication to work... checked my my blood sugar level ..marked 400..went the hospital and 15 units of insulin where passed... Will my body adjust to my ...

Posted 24 Sep 2014 1 answer

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