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How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

Posted 15 Dec 2011 by doirinne 20 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. ...

How can I stop the diarrhea caused by metformin?

Posted 25 Feb 2013 by oxmoore 25 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 ...

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

Posted 14 May 2012 by anjeegyrl 5 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 ...

What happens if you drink alcahol while on metformin?

Posted 19 Sep 2013 by lisarob 2 answers

i am going on holiday is it all right to have an alcholic drink

Does Metformin cause diarrhea and if so, will it go away?

Posted 7 May 2006 by Jaime 3 answers

I just started taking Metformin for PCOS. I am have a great deal of diarrhea. Will this ever go away? I don't want to spend my life in the bathroom. Also, has anyone had weight loss with this med?

Hi everyone, I'm just started a new med. Metformin 500mg twice a day?

Posted 26 May 2011 by smileyhappy 9 answers

for weight loss only. I'm not diabetic. What are the side effects that you are getting on this. I also read alot of people are cutting carbs and sugar. My pharmacist told me I didn't need to change my diet. How much weight did you loose and how long does it take to happen. Thanks in ...

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

Posted 3 Dec 2012 17 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

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.

Is it safe to take Metformin with Ibuprofen?

Posted 25 May 2005 by ltempest 5 answers

Is it safe will taking a course of metformin to take painkillers such as ibuprofen? My wife is currently on a course of metformin and has bad pains in her teeth with her wisdom tooth. Is it safe to take ibuprofen while still taking metformin?

Sometimes my metformin come out in my Poo still in a whole tablet today there was 3 tablets?

Posted 5 Sep 2013 by shell bell 3 answers

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

Does the diabetic pill Metformin work immediately?

Posted 1 Apr 2004 by lauridius 3 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

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

Posted 11 Mar 2013 by tink_58 6 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 ...

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 6 answers

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

Metformin - how can I control the explosive diarrhea?

Posted 2 Aug 2011 by nannyfritz 2 answers

I'm taking 1000 Metformin in a.m. and 1000 Metformin in p.m. and having 4 - 6 episodes of explosive explosive diarrhea 4 - 6 times a a day. I try to control it with 4 - 5 Imodium a day. Does anyone else have this problem and if so, what can be done to alleviate this problem. Currently I am off ...

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