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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 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 5 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

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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 5 answers

Does Metformin cause diarrhea and if so, will it go away?

I just started taking Metformin for PCOS. I am have a great deal of diarrhea. Will this ever go away? I don't want to spend my life in the bathroom. Also, has anyone had weight loss with this ...

Posted 7 May 2006 3 answers

What time intervals does the medical dosage of twice a day mean?

My father's metformin and metoprolol medications stipulate twice a day with meals. what is the minimum interval of the dosages? I am cocerned about the erratic manner he i given these ...

Posted 24 Apr 2013 2 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 6 answers

Metformin - unable to lose weight before medication?

I see a lot of women who are happy with their weight loss results while on metformin, but I notice it is also in conjuction with a lifestyle change in diet and exercise. What I'd like to know is ...

Posted 13 Jul 2012 7 answers

I've been prescribed metformin today and am quite worried about all the side effects. Is it better?

... to take them in the evening so you're at home or is it just uncontrolable

Posted 9 days ago 3 answers

Metformin - weight loss help!?

Hi there, Im 21 years old, i am 5 stone over my BMI and i have PCOS. I have tried losing weight for so long but to no hope. I have been on Orlistat - which didnt make a bit of difference - and now ...

Posted 7 days ago 2 answers

I no longer can afford my Lantus that I take at bedtime. Can I take an extra metformin dose?

I take metformin 1000 twice daily. Can I increase my metformin or take it 3 times daily to make up for the lantus?

Posted 21 May 2013 6 answers

Where to buy metformin 500mg by teva?

CVS they don't carry this medicine, I just pulled out my new prescription. Looking for specific medicine manufactured by teva with 93/48 oval kind. Been through many drug store but they carry ...

Posted 4 days ago 0 answers

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