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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

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

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 - Just started on this I have a few ?s?

Started at 500 mg taken after breakfast for one week, just added a second dose at suppertime, I'm having terrible stomach aches, gas ,indigestion etc, how long do these symptoms last? Are they ...

Posted 15 days ago 3 answers

Mother was prescribed glizipide, metformin, lisinopril, and naproxen. that is ok right?

she has type 2 diabetes. well now she also has high blood pressure. not sure how long she has had it. but she was prescribed these 4 medicines. I did read that she can take the naproxen, and ...

Posted 11 days ago 2 answers

How long does it take for Metformin 1000mg twice a day to get out of your system for stomach pains?

Ive been on metformin 1000mg for 4 yrs with no problem. For about a month now ive had the worst stomach pain, diarreah and cramps ever. They have linked it to the long term use of this medication. ...

Posted 9 days ago 2 answers

Can I cocommit invokana and glipzide?

I have started invokana & want to add glipzide that I use to take with metformin

Posted 2 days 16 hours ago 1 answer

Is it ok to take metformin,onglza,januvia,januvia and 50/50 humalog or what best way to take it?

januvia 100mg one tab a day onglyza 5mg one tab a day metformin500 mg twice day humalog 50/50 60 cc at a time

Posted 6 days ago 1 answer

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