had been on metformin for 3yrs had very bad side affects?became b12 deficey bad started in lower legs to toes no feeling all ways asleep numbness then it went to elbows to finger tips i ca not feel things stumble a lot hair loss mood swings
The numbness in your lower legs and hands is not due to the medicine. It is a progression of your diabetes called diabetic neuropathy. It happens when high blood sugar levels damage the nerve endings. Mood swings can be caused by varying blood sugar levels as well. The Dr probably wants to add Januvia to get a better control on your blood sugars.
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