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Related terms: Metabolic Syndrome, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Impaired Fasting Glucose, Syndrome X
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Posted 15 Dec 2011 by • 24 answers
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 keeping total daily carbs under 45grams per day. Total calories < 1400. PROTEIN = 60-80GRAMS PER DAY. ...
Posted 14 May 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 3 Dec 2012 • 21 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
Posted 13 Jul 2012 by • 8 answers
I see a lot of women who are happy with their weight loss results while on metformin, but I notice it is also in conjuction with a lifestyle change in diet and exercise. What I'd like to know is this: is there anyone out there (I know there must be) in their early 20's who, like me, has ...
Posted 7 days ago by • 1 answer
I had lactic acidosis so I can't take metformin. I am now on 20 mg of glipizide er taken at breakfast. I did have an infection but have now finished the antibiotic.
Posted 20 Jun 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 6 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
I have bad insulin resistance. I have taken metformin in the past, and I was taking the regular metformin during that time. It was terribly hard to tolerate as far as GI issues. This time around I have started on the metformin extended release formula. It is so much better and easier to tolerate as ...
Posted 29 May 2017 by • 0 answers
1) If you're using Byetta, and you're meant to eat within 60", is it better to eat towards the end of the 60" or at any time? Does it matter? (I was told by GP to eat after the hour but became ill & found out it's within the time) 2) do you take metformin before or ...
Posted 27 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
I've been taking glucophage for almost a year now. The first 8 months aprox it worked great, my A1C went to regular levels and I lost some weight. I stopped taking glucophage for a little over a month because I went on a business trip and simply forgot to get a refill. Ever since I got back ...
Posted 3 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
Metformin Hcl ER , two 500 mg at bedtime is causing side effects i.e. Weakness, fatigue, & insomnia. More pronounced is the quadriceps muscle pain & stiffness that developed almost immediately making it difficult to walk. I planned to use DMSO today to relieve pain. Please advise.
Posted 27 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
I would like to add some more details I was on 3 medications acorbose starlix generic version and tanzeum and or metformin. My work is very hectic and a1c was 11.43 a year ago and now brought to 7.1. But due to the fingers joint inflammation I couldn't bend my fingers. Last month I stopped all ...
Posted 13 Dec 2016 • 1 answer
In the beginning stages, can it be treated with natural supplements and improved diet? Are there tests for it? Is it hereditary (example: grandparent?). Can prescription medications (prescribed for other conditions) cause it (or maybe be a contributing factor to developing it)? Does it cause ...
Posted 10 Sep 2016 by • 1 answer
Hi, I am 22 and have PCOS - I have been bleeding very lightly every day for about a year on and off so my doctor gave me the pill and metformin to help with my weight. I have been taking this for 10 days in total now and am bleeding so heavy with blood clots and tampons will not even last that ...
Posted 29 Jun 2016 by • 1 answer
I have PCOS and I have been on birth control for about 2 years now to help control it and because I am sexually active. I started Metformin about 4 months ago since I was becoming insulin resistant. Recently every period I have been getting has been long and heavy, since I started taking ...
Posted 3 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
I was diagnosed with PCOS at 16, I have always had irregular periods anywhere from 3-10 months apart. I had been on birth control from 16-23. I am now 26 years old, married and have been trying to conceive for about 2 years. About a year ago we starting seeing my gyno to figure out what we could do ...
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