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Bydureon vs. Metformin for Diabetes

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Bydureon

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Other Names: Glucophage   Glumetza   Glucophage XR   Fortamet   Metforming
Rating: 4 out of 5
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Rating: 4 out of 5
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Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu... Read more on Wikipedia
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By See God Working
February 28, 2014
See God Working wrote
New to Bydureon need HELP.
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By Angel's Mom
January 23, 2014
Angel's Mom wrote
Metformin & Bad Breath
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By Bob
December 5, 2013
Bob wrote
Type 2 Diabetes, Metformin and Lovastatin
That is interesting. Please keep posted as I am border line high cholesterol and they have debated wether they should risk cholestorol meds because I have a fatty liver, and it is a med that works throught the liver.
Nissa  |  January 10, 2014
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By Rachel
November 11, 2013
Rachel wrote
Bydureon Side Effects
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By stank mouth
October 15, 2013
stank mouth wrote
stanky mouth from metformin
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By donna dube
August 21, 2013
donna dube wrote
metformin and stomach problems
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Carolyn  |  April 10, 2014
I know the feeling. It gave me lactic acidosis. I am trying to be compensated by the doctors who prescribed it without considering that I had chf and kidney damage. I was t Ken off the drug but two weeks later I am still dealing the gas, bloating. A gastroenterology is who studies the digestive tract

Carolyn  |  April 10, 2014
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What patients are saying about Bydureon vs. Metformin

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I did metformin and then switched to byetta first treatment...
...to go. I did metformin and then switched to byetta first treatment time; ...for two months, now on 2nd shot of bydureon (love it so far) As to rest of my life DH has arthritis, but is still...
lose? Bydureon was helpful for weight loss for me but...
...was helpful for weight loss for me but it caused kidney damage. I didn't try the others, am just on Metformin now. It helps with weight loss...
Bydureon, since February, and Metformin and it is working...
I am on Bydureon, since February, and Metformin and it is working very well for me. ...to that I was using Byetta10 and Metformin and due to progression it ...6 weeks for the Bydureon to kic...
now taking insulin also because metformin and bydureon was...
...taking bydureon for hmm say 17 weeks plus 2000mg of metformin. I get nauseous ...low bg. The bydureon seem to me ...I am now taking insulin also because metformin and bydureon was not helping...
Bydureon I have been taking Bydureon injections once a week...
...been taking Bydureon injections once ... I also take 2 metformin in the ...before dinner.  Since I have started the Bydureon I have been constantly nauseous and have had bowel problems.  Any ...
Bydureon I have been taking Bydureon injections once a week...
...been taking Bydureon injections once ... I also take 2 metformin in the ...before dinner.  Since I have started the Bydureon I have been constantly nauseous and have had bowel problems.  Any ...
victoza, byetta or bydureon. They work in a different way...
...such as victoza, byetta or bydureon. They work in a different way ...supply of insulin. I take Bydureon and metformin Regards...
EFFECTS I've been on bydureon (in addition to metformin)...
SIDE EFFECTS I've been on bydureon (in addition to metformin) since January 2014. Injections have ...PLEASE NOTE I'm taking bydureon as part of a ...2 since 2004. Taking metformin for a coupl...
for a week. He first prescribed Bydureon, but it is $180.00...
...endo wants me to take Victoza since diet and metformin have not worked to keep BGs ...home for a week. He first prescribed Bydureon, but it is $180.00 a month AFTER my insurance kicks in. What h...
I do take Metformin and Glimipride also. Does Bydureon...
Hi! I just started taking Bydureon Sunday (I was on Victoza for over a year). ...ever that high. I do take Metformin and Glimipride also. Does Bydureon take a few weeks to...
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