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Posted 15 Dec 2011 by • 22 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 25 Feb 2013 by • 28 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 ...
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 19 Sep 2013 by • 2 answers
i am going on holiday is it all right to have an alcholic drink
Posted 7 May 2006 by • 8 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?
Posted 24 Apr 2013 by • 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.
Posted 26 May 2011 by • 11 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 ...
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 1 Apr 2004 by • 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
Posted 5 Sep 2013 by • 6 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.
Posted 25 May 2005 by • 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?
Posted 7 Feb 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 11 Mar 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 2 Aug 2011 by • 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 ...
Posted 21 May 2013 by • 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?
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