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Glucophage XR for Diabetes, Type 2 User Reviews

Glucophage XR has an average rating of 7.4 out of 10 from a total of 5 reviews for the treatment of Diabetes, Type 2. 60% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 0% reported a negative experience.

Glucophage XR rating summary

7.4/10 average rating

5 ratings from 5 user reviews.

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  • leeni
  • May 8, 2009

"I started glucophage xr on February 20. I can not believe how much better I feel. Before glucophage I spent every waking minute thinking about what I would eat next. For the last 5 years I stayed under 1000 calories a day, and my readings were 175 or 83, I was up and down like a yo-yo all day and night. I gained weight constantly, I weighed in at 196lbs on Feb 20. Now 2 months later on glucophage I have lost 29 lbs, and I eat like a normal person. I can't believe the difference. The first week on it I had some nausea but it went away and I now have no side effects. I keep thinking this is a fluke, a pill can't make that much of a difference. I feel better than I have in 20 years, I now have energy because I am eating enough and my readings are amazing."

10 / 10
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  • Dee
  • April 28, 2014

"I have been taking glucophage ER for 4 weeks. The first couple of weeks it made me very sick. I was told this was normal and to try to hold out and the side effects would stop. They seemed to and then the dose was increased and I am sick again. It works really well to get my sugar down. Before I started it was an average of 146 or 6.7 for A1C Now the average is 101. Since it is working I am going to hold on for a few more weeks. I have been told that some people get used to it much faster than I have and some people take a few months."

8 / 10
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  • T2 DM...
  • Taken for 6 months to 1 year
  • March 12, 2022

"Been taking 1000XR x2 for 6 months. diagnosed with horrible stats : A1C 9.8! and cholesterol. I'm not overweight and BM is less than 24. Insulin levels ok but terrible resistance. My biggest problem: low muscle mass. Metformin helped in reducing A1C along with exercise and carb counting to A1C 5.6 within 6 months and statins reduced my cholesterol to half. That's the good news (statistically), the bad is that unlike others with diarrhea I have had had hard pebble poop (classed as constipation) from day one, plus lack of energy in the morning. Now my dosage is 500mg in the evening but problems with my stomach persist although the lower dosage allows me to work on my body mass : proteins + heavy exercise and it really works. A year later A1C is still below 6 (5.8) which is very good news plus I have more muscles that I put to training every hour and every day. I am now looking for alternative Metformin manufacturers to get rid of chronic constipation. It is different for everyone..."

7 / 10
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  • Ayesha...
  • Taken for 1 to 6 months
  • April 10, 2020

"The glucophage tablet is good and diabetes is normal"

4 / 10
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  • Balvir...
  • Taken for 1 to 2 years
  • April 2, 2018

"Best for diabetes 2"

8 / 10
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