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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 2 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 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

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

I take meformin. I am 57 years old and no period for 5 years. is it possible to get pregnant?

I take have been taking metformin for about a year. I haven't had a period in 5 years and had my tubes tied 20 years ago. Is it possible to get pregnant taking this medicine I have also found ...

Posted 14 days ago 1 answer

Clomid - I am 25 year old female,suffering from PCOD.my hormone leveel is FSH 3.6,LH?

... 8.6,PROLACTIN7.9,TESTOSTERONE 0.8,INSULIN 70.7.From last six months i am on clomid therapy along with metformin. last month the dosage is 150g and follicle size is 15mm in the 12th day and no ...

Posted 17 days ago 1 answer

I take my metformin 30 minutes before I eat, today I forgot when should I take it?

That's it. I used to take it with or right before I ate and it hurt my stomach, this time I'm taking it 30+ minutes before. How long after I ate can I take it?

Posted 18 Mar 2014 2 answers

Since recently taking Metformin I am having very lose stools followed by some bright red bloody?

... mucus. Can this be a side effect?

Posted 18 Mar 2014 1 answer

Is it safe to take 500mg amoxicillin 2x a day while also taking 500mg metgormin?

Is it safe to take 500mg of amoxicillin(teva) twice a day while also taking 500mg of metformin? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Posted 17 Mar 2014 1 answer

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