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How long does glucophage/Metformin stay in your system?

Posted 18 Jun 2010 1 answerFAQ by

What is the difference between glucophage xr and metformin xr?

Posted 15 Jul 2013 2 answers

I had a reaction to metformin HCL500 mg and was given another prescription for Meformin XR .750 mg However they are both almost identical the XR 750 is slightly larger but is still a large oval shaped pill. It does not have layers and is not a capsul with colored pellets that dissolve at different... read more

Does glucophage cause kidney damage?

Posted 26 Oct 2011 1 answer

Recent bood tests show damage kidney, is it better to chage medication???

Glucophage - I am having nightmares since I started taking Metformin. Should I be worried? Will it?

Posted 11 May 2014 4 answers

... go away after my body adjusts? I have been on Metformin about two weeks now for pcos and I have had some really awful nightmares. I do intend to speak to my dr about it but I was wondering if this is a temporary side effect while my body is adjusting to the medication or if its something I... read more

Diabetes, Type 2 - can 1000mg glucophage XR be taken with Lantus long acting insulin?

Posted 31 Jan 2011 3 answers

I am injecting Lantus long acting, 28 units, every evening. Can i also take 1000mg Glucophage after supper and what effect does this have on my Lantus. Can i reduce the 1000mg to 500mg

Glucophage - How long do you take Metformin to decide it's working for PCOS with insulin resistance?

Posted 19 Aug 2015 1 answer

I've been taking it for one month 500 mgs 2 x's day with no weight loss and gained a few lbs. I eat very clean and workout everyday. Has anyone used Alpha Lipoic Acid along with Metformin? If so, what were the results?

Glucophage XR - does the medication affect your female period cycle?

Posted 14 Jul 2010 2 answers

longer periods

How much weight can I lose using glucophage xr 1000 twice a day ?

Posted 31 May 2015 2 answers

I started taking glucophage xr 1000 mg twice a day from 2 weeks ago after being diagnosed with insulin resistance . I have irregular period,I'm overweight (BMI = 25.78) and I have acne . I took isosupra lidose 16mg twice and each time for 6 months and the acne reappears after one year of... read more

Does Glucophage cause hair thinning or hair loss?

Posted 13 Jun 2011 1 answer

Fasting plasma glucose level 115-120mg/dl with normal post-parendial glucose level?

Posted 1 Jul 2013 1 answer

68 year, Male taking Glucophage 500mg twice daily, now having prediabetic level of fasting plasma level at 115-120mg/dl with normal post-parendial glucose level. Subject having thyroidactomy 9 years before and taking Thyroxin 100mg OD. Also having hypertension and taking Renitec 5mg OD with the... read more

Ovarian Cysts - how Glucophage helps ovarian cyst ?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 1 answer

i have been diagnosed with ovarian cyst and the doctor prescribed me Glucophage and i know beforehand that this medicine treats diabetes .. so i need to know what is the correlation between glucophage and ovarian cyst

Does Glucophage XR cause weight gain?

Posted 17 Jun 2010 1 answer

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