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Metformin

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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the ...
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Metformin for PCOS
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Does Metformin cause Hypoglycemia ?

Hypoglycemia is a known side effect of Metformin
#2 in Metformin discussions - 9,211 posts discuss Hypoglycemia with Metformin. Hypoglycemia is #2 concern in Metformin discussions.
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" ...so glad you are doing so well. I came off of Metformin a few weeks ago because my blood sugar readings were getting low. I truly believe God has healed me. I have... "

" ...am 1 type 1 on metformin. At first I had loads of hypos while figuring out how my ...so I am anticipating more hypos. EDIT: I am on normal Metformin 500mg twice a day, I... "

" ...I have PCOS and had very long cycles. My doctor put me on provera to get AF and then Clomid to induce Ovulation. We tried Metformin but I have Hypoglycemia and the Metformin made it worse. My advi... "

" ...my metformin,found it was causing me to have loads of hypos.Dia betic nurse told ...2 or 3 hypos per day,still not... "

" Okay...since being fully off the Metformin since July 10th..I officially am having reactive hypoglycemia's at least 3 times a... "

" ...I lost weight and was going hypo ...hypoglycemic or hyperglycemic Deejvu, Thanks for the response, article you sent a link was exactly what I needed, I didnt take magneisium because I was sc "

" ...- my only experience with Metformin it made me extremely dizzy and dropped my blood sugar way too low so they had to take me off of it. Has your regular... "

" ...few months a go to help with the weight loss etc.I often have episodes of low blood sugar and have done for the past 2 years.Came off the... "

" Shana - my only experience with Metformin it made me extremely dizzy and dropped my blood sugar way too low so they had to take me off of it. Has your regular doctor... "

" ...friendly. I was taking metformin and my doctor took me off of it, while I was hospitalized with acute bronchitis, and I am having trouble keeping my blood sugar low. I am... "

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