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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 4 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

Diabetes, Type 2 - I take both glipizide and metformin to control diabetes. One of both cause?

... diarrhea. What would be the effect of discontinuing the meds for 2 weeks on an overseas trip?

Posted 11 days ago 3 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

Are tremors a side effect if you stop taking the metformin in RX? I have depression and anxiety but?

... my panic attacks has worsened since I stopped the metformin at my new psychiatrist's suggestion. I had been taken it for several years because I was afraid of weight gain. The new doctor ...

Posted 5 Jan 2015 4 answers

Hello. I'm not a diabetic but my GP has put me on Metformin?

I do t know if this will affect me badly because he is putting me on it to help my body with becoming more sensitive to insulin because I have POS. Is there anything I should know about this tablet?

Posted 9 days ago 1 answer

Metformin - when is the best time to take metforin?

what time of day is the best to take metformin so as not to drop surar levels to low

Posted 12 days ago 2 answers

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