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How can I stop the diarrhea caused by metformin?

Posted 25 Feb 2013 by oxmoore 42 answers

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 and will it go away? I, also, take lisinopril for blood pressure and a baby aspirin for heart ...

Basaglar and Lantus - What is the difference between them?

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Conflicting stories about taking metformin - will it help my weight and PCOS?

Posted 14 May 2012 by PurpleButterfies 6 answers

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. Well I just saw a gastroenterologist for some other issues, and he said I was on a lot of ...

Sometimes my metformin come out in my poo still as a whole tablet. Today there were 3 tablets?

Posted 5 Sep 2013 by shell bell 16 answers

I take 2 in the morning and 2 in the evening. I am just wondering what I am doing wrong to make them not dissolve and therefore not do their job?

Metformin - 1000mg x2 day has it caused any weight gain with anyone?

Posted 3 Dec 2012 23 answers

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 it's a health concern only because I'm taking gabapentin 900mg 3xday. see my concern

How much Metformin is too much? Can you overdose on Metformin?

Posted 30 Nov 2012 by mfuston39 4 answers

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 in check. Is that too much, and can you overdose on Metformin?

What would cause numbness in toes?

Posted 21 Feb 2013 by dschmitta 6 answers

Have had this for about 3 years now, noticed a progressive numbing in my left foot. Bottom is totaly numb, toes are almost totally and top and sides are getting there. My brother has a hereditary disease where his feet, legs and hands go numb to where he has trouble walking or picking things up. ...

What time intervals does the medical dosage of twice a day mean?

Posted 24 Apr 2013 by tealady21 2 answers

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 medications, just with meals, regardless of hen the meals are taken.

Victoza - Anyone have uncontrolable diarrhea with sour stomach? Am Diabetic II?

Posted 3 Mar 2012 by lambudd 23 answers

Started Victoza 4 weeks ago on lowest dose .6 for two weeks because I really want Victoza to work, but was getting severe sour stomach and nausea. After two weeks, increased to 1.2 -- tolerable but still constant nausea. Had to sleep upright at night in the lounge chair. Also, had a doctor visit ...

Erectile Dysfunction - My husband has tried Levitra. He has diabetes and is 50 years old. I am 31?

Posted 1 Jan 2010 by bcindyfree 14 answers

... and we are newlyweds. He has tried Levitra however it isn't working and we now have arguments from this. I feel this is making our relationship worse. We have been married about six months and I have never had more than oral with him. My needs as a woman are not being met. After 30 minutes ...

How can I stop the side effect of diarrhea caused by Glyburide/Metformin, Onglyza, etc???

Posted 11 Mar 2013 by tink_58 8 answers

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 kidneys (my BP is fine). I started having diarrhea not long after beginning the medication. He then took ...

Does the diabetic pill Metformin work immediately?

Posted 1 Apr 2004 by lauridius 4 answers

[:I][:I]can someone tell me if the diabetic drug[pill] Metformin starts to work right away or does it take time? Help Pls. Laurie

What is the best diabetic cough and cold medicine to buy over the counter?

Posted 25 Feb 2011 by Alicia Collins 6 answers

I have type 2 diabeties and I have a horrible cough that just won't go away. I also have high blood pressure amongest other conditions. I could aslk my dr. but I forget when I do see him. So I thought I would ask now that Iam thinking of asking.

I no longer can afford my Lantus that I take at bedtime. Can I take an extra metformin dose?

Posted 21 May 2013 by merrymerriemary 7 answers

I take metformin 1000 twice daily. Can I increase my metformin or take it 3 times daily to make up for the lantus?

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