Type 2 Diabetes

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Metformin 14,927 Glucophage 1,656 Lantus 1,607
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Glucotrol XL
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Metformin
Other name: Glucotrol (Glucotrol)
Other name: Glucophage (Glucophage)
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Glipizide is an oral medium-to-long acting anti-diabetic drug from the sulfonylurea class. It is classified as a second generation sulfonylurea, which means that it undergoes enterohepatic circulation. The structure on the R2 group is a much larger cyclo...
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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...
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Weight Loss
10
Hypoglycemia
10
Weight Gain
7
Allergies
5
Tiredness
3
Insulin Resistance
2
Hair Loss
2
Arthritis
2
Chicken Pox
2
Depression
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Nausea
4
Hypoglycemia
3
Diarrhea
2
Cramping
2
Depression
2
Infertility
2
Stomach Problems
1
Headaches
1
Hypothyroidism
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About Glucotrol XL
Glipizide is an oral medium-to-long acting anti-diabetic drug from the sulfonylurea class. It is classified as a second generation sulfonylurea, which means that it undergoes enterohepatic circulation. The structure on the R2 group is a much larger cyclo...
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Glucotrol XL
About Metformin
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...
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my grandma who was using the metformin for a year and was...
" Metformin/glucaphage alternative Hi, I was just ...my grandma who was using the metformin for a year and was ...switched her to something called glucotrol xl. Her nausea went away right... "

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ago I was taking 1000 mg Metformin, 10-12 units of Lantus...
" ...week ago I was taking 1000 mg Metformin, 10-12 units of Lantus insulin and 5 mg Glucotrol XL. My A1C was at 6.3 ...doctor had me drop the Glucotrol XL and start taking Januvia. I've always had p... "

glipizide XL. I also take Metformin. But as of 4 days...
" ...started with 2.5 mg of Glucotrol XL, then 5 mg, then 2.5 ...glipizide XL. I also take Metformin. But as of 4 days ...all because the MD switched me over to Byetta. My first day without... "

also use to be on metformin, glucotrol XL, and avandia for...
" ...also use to be on metformin, glucotrol XL, and avandia for my... "

T2 I was placed on Glucotrol XL (glipizide). Six months...
" ...T2 I was placed on Glucotrol XL (glipizide). Six months ...numbers enough to switch me to Glucophage XR (extended release metformin). That dose was cut ...I changed my diet, lost weight, and ... "

: diabetes, I started on glucotrol xl. I was having low...
" ...: diabetes, I started on glucotrol xl. I was having low ...tried to take : metformin/glucophage, and had too many ...extended release version? I had the gastro problems in spades, includi... "

Currently I take 2000 mg metformin and 20 mg glucotrol...
" ...glucotrol xl. My numbers have been fair between 120 - 150. I started taking 200mg of Genemya, and Fenugeek daily with my normal meds. I have not changed anything. Still diet and exercise. But my nu... "

insulin. I was doing good by taking Glucotrol XL and diet...
" ...blood sugar. You are on Metformin and it can take ...to be on insulin. I was doing good by taking Glucotrol XL and diet and exercise, but ...take pills as well. I am insulin resistant and nee... "

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wrote: > ><< I'm on Glucotrol XL, 5mg qd. When I first...
" ...wrote: > ><< I'm on Glucotrol XL, 5mg qd. When I ...are still taking a sulfonylureav (Glucotrol XL). Have you tried to make ...switch to something like glucophage (Metformin)? Now you've giv... "

of your questions. I'm on Metaformin 500mg 3x daily and...
" To answer some of your questions. I'm on Metaformin 500mg 3x daily and Glucotrol XL 10mg 1x daily. I pretty much figured to stay away from HFCS, and I have been staying away from pretty much... "

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