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Niece given Metformin for weight loss. Is this common?

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colinzimmermann 5 May 2010

Metformin/Glucophage is primarily used to treat diabetes but is prescribed with some frequency for weight-loss in non-diabetics due to it's ability to lower insulin levels...

Rajive Goel 5 May 2010

Rightly answered, Metformin is prescribed for diabetes not weight loss, please double check with your pharmacist/doc. Hope this helps free discount card

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