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By Jim1932
March 2, 2015
Jim1932 wrote
Shingles and drugs used
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By metformin experimenter
August 2, 2014
metformin experimenter wrote
meformin & thyroid (TSH)
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By Hemm
July 11, 2014
Hemm wrote
I also take Metformin 500mg and my A1c was also 6.1 and I was told I'm pre-diabetic.I need yo lose weight and I believe that will take care of the whole pill taking thing.I have changed my the way I eat.
MKeith  |  September 21, 2014
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By AllyKat
May 30, 2014
AllyKat wrote
dilated pupils on Lyrica
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By Karenbc
April 29, 2014
Karenbc wrote
Metformin and Aleve
I was taking two pills a day and had to stop because I was constantly hungry. Maybe you nee to cut back to one.
Stephanie  |  August 23, 2014
I have been taking Metformin for about 4 yrs now, and just the thought of swallowing the pill makes me wanna gag. I hate the taste of it on my tongue. I also take it while I eat... at least before my last bite, so that I know that it will go down. Another thing I noticed is, when I forget to take it for a day, I get gassy when I start it again. I thought it was just me.
misteek  |  July 22, 2014
ALICE  |  June 29, 2014
There is a time release Metformin which helped me with some reactions. Dr. almost didn't mention it though. Tammy
June 23, 2014
I have the runs all day. If I bend down 2 tie my shoe, underwear change. My stomach is upset all the time. I'm afraid to pass gas, I might shard myself.
Tee  |  June 17, 2014
My doctor prescribed 1000 mg Metformin twice a day. I took just the first evening and second day morning and evening. I had a total throw up the whole evening dinner and little lunch grapefruit. I stopped taking that. I just went back to my old pill Glyb/Metformin 2.5/500. I watch what I eat now in order to take just half of it once daily. If I have a big dinner, I had to take the whole pill. I try to eat less meats and more vegetables. My sis just warned me on the long taking Metformin
Oli  |  June 17, 2014
I am light headed on the Metformin too. Just started it a couple of weeks ago.
JohnMc  |  May 26, 2014
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By Tara/Lyrica
March 28, 2014
Tara/Lyrica wrote
Bone Loss /Lyrica
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March 21, 2014
I find orgasm is easy to reach but i have to take the drug after having sex rather than before.
aksatas  |  February 14, 2015
Taking 2 - 75mg daily and have definitely not reached orgasm since doubling from 1 - 75mg daily several weeks ago. Can't really remember that last time.
Annie56  |  November 22, 2014
I have trouble reaching climax while on Lyrica. Also have major stomach/bowel issues when dose increased.
CountryCutie  |  October 16, 2014
Can't get an erection since starting Lyrica one year ago.
TomKat  |  July 28, 2014
well I am a lady and i find it hard, now to reach orgasm... its is frustrating and a lengthy process. I am on Lyrica 300 per day!
AllyKat  |  May 30, 2014
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By sandra mullikin
February 18, 2014
sandra mullikin wrote
blurred vision after discontinuing 2 mo. ago
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By Michael
January 30, 2014
Michael wrote
Loss of orgasms with Lyrica
I cant orgasm since taking Lyrica too,,, I am a lady... I am on 300mg daily for neuropathic pain... grrr.. well rubbish eh?
May 30, 2014
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By Angel's Mom
January 23, 2014
Angel's Mom wrote
Metformin & Bad Breath
People with Chronic halitosis have no idea of how bad it is, when it is “on” or “off” and when it is really acutely tragic. Once the source is identified, a reasonable person will take every necessary action they know to do to remedy it or reduce it to a bearable level by all means necessary. I am a reasonable man, but unfortunately, i could not solve a problem i don't know how to fix.
I had suffered with it for over 5 years (correlating to my time on Metformin) and never knew the height, dept
DrMike76  |  August 13, 2014
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By canadian jake
January 23, 2014
canadian jake wrote
Lirica vs Cymbalta
I had multiple horse incidents as a kid and early teens--bucked off--bitten--kicked--stepped on, I live i the city now! My neck and lower spine were irreparably damaged.
I have been on Gabapentin for years now and the good 'ol doctor wants to add Lyrica. I have read enough here to want to change my mind. She wants to start me at 150mg twice a day and work up from there instead of at the higher dose first. Do you think it would have worked better for you this way? I am on so many pain med
maikind1  |  November 24, 2014
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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 stank mouth
October 15, 2013
stank mouth wrote
stanky mouth from metformin
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September 7, 2013
IMT wrote
Gabapentin, Lyrica & Peripheral Neuropathy & Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
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By Antoine
August 27, 2013
Antoine wrote
Diclofenac & Lyrica
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By donna dube
August 21, 2013
donna dube wrote
metformin and stomach problems
I've been taking Metformin for 3 years. I take a 1000mg pill twice a day. I have never had any issues. I'd rather take Metformin than insulin injections for sure. Take Metformin just after eating a meal. I take mine after breakfast and dinner.
Rogio  |  January 10, 2015
Metformin gave me mild stomach cramps taking 4 pills at once. My doctor advised me to space them out during the day which helped. Oddly, after a few years, the cramping came back more severe, and I was taken off it (not knowing the consequences had I continued). The real question is: Insulin is one of the few drugs pregnant women CAN take, so it must be innocuous. Yet, why do doctors fool around with all this other stuff? Metformin and Actos never seemed to do anything for me, a Type II.
LearyMan  |  December 23, 2014
You are supposed to take Metformin with food it does nothing but cause stomach issues if you don't.
Scott  |  November 18, 2014
i take metformin also.i have these weird like hunger pains to the point where im in severe pain i have looked up everything my thyroid and other stuff i just dont know what to do i hurt so bad
Nancy Mosley  |  September 22, 2014
I had the exact same problem - my consultant advised me to take 1500 metformin at bedtime which worked brilliant I don't suffer in the day anymore!! Best advise find a brilliant endocrine professor!! After five wrong diagnosis from different doctors I found a brilliant endocrine specialist he is a researcher and he has patients from all over uk! I have other endocrine problems thyroid etc and if it wasn't for him I'd have been palmed off with painkillers by other doctors that were clearly not
Andrea  |  September 1, 2014
Correction..... Taken
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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192 online discussions about Lyrica and Metformin found:

to counter the weight gain side effect of Lyrica. But there...
...sugars. I saw there was a doctor who used metformin (a drug to treat diabetes) to counter the weight gain side effect of Lyrica. But there are side effects that are worth considering with metformi...
before my sugar went over 100. The Lyrica helps but I...
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while I was on Lyrica, I gained weight, blood sugars...
...symptoms. Since on metformin I have had a little reduction in neuropathic pain and reduction ...direction while I was on Lyrica, I gained weight, blood ...even after increasing lyrica dosage ...
since I was taken off of the Lyrica, he took me off the...
...since I was taken off of the Lyrica, he took me off the Metformin too, so I wasn't...
and am now on 300mg Lyrica daily which is helping a lot....
...A1C was 6.2. My Doctor put me on 500mg metformin twice daily. Every since then ...new meter? I also have very bad foot pain and am now on 300mg Lyrica daily which is helping a lot. Thanks for...
a shot? I just started Lyrica, which helps a little with...
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with Metformin? With Lyrica I gained 45 lbs in 3 months...
...about your starting a medication like Metformin to PREVENT diabetes. ...meds I try. Are there many side effects with Metformin? With Lyrica I gained 45 lbs in ...that). I had to stop taking ...
the Shingles and went on Lyrica. When I dont do the Lyrica...
...weight under control or I could be there. I was doing good on Metformin until I got the Shingles and went on Lyrica. When I dont do the Lyrica I itch so right now I am fat. Working...
I don't need. I gained weight on Lyrica and because of this...
...Metformin for my stomach issues. It's ...We have tried everything else for my GERD and ...don't need. I gained weight on Lyrica and because of this stomach problem that I think the Lyrica cau...
Michelle.....Have been off the Lyrica now since Jan.10th...
Gracias Michelle.....Have been off the Lyrica now since Jan.10th and sciatica ...off insulin injections and only taking 2 Metformin per day, I'll work on getting some back into my diet....REALLY mi...
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