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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

Zantac with Metformin? OK?

Posted 11 days ago 2 answers

Doctor put me on Metformin HCL 250 mg 2x a day. Scared of side effects, fainting and weakness?

Afraid of fainting and feeling weak as I have panic attacks and biggest fear IS fainting Took first pill at supper time and now have in back of my mind the fear of going for daily walk with my dog. ...

Posted 13 days ago 0 answers

I have been taking metformin 500mg for months, I have gotten a new perscription I have now developed

... a rash on both arms which is itching and hard to stop scratching,area is on both forarms is very lumpy. What would cause this?

Posted 22 Jun 2014 4 answers

I have been on Metformin for several years to control Type 2 Diabetes and it is under control until?

... all of a sudden my morning numbers have been about 145 or less should I be concerned?

Posted 1 Jul 2014 1 answer

Can metformin make you weak?

Posted 2 Jul 2014 1 answer

Mistakenly gave 2 paxil at 40 mg twice per day for 3 approx days. stopped 2 days and he is still?

... weak but thinking good, has dimentia and is brittle diabetic. to husband thought i was giving him metformin. What to expect? His drugist says he'll be ok in few days. i am still frantic! help

Posted 28 Jun 2014 2 answers

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