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Metformin and Joint Pain

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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
Metformin
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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 Karenbc
April 29, 2014
Karenbc wrote
Metformin and Aleve
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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
I HAVE BEEN TAKING 500 MGS OF METFORUM A DAY FOR 10 YEARS. AT FIRST IT MADE ME SICK. VERY SICK TO MY STOMACH. BUT I STARTED EATING SOMETHING FIRST BEFORE I TOOK MY PILL. I FOUND THAT WAS THE THING TO DO. NOW I JUST TAKE IT AND I DONT ET SICK ANYMORE
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 Angel's Mom
January 23, 2014
Angel's Mom wrote
Metformin & Bad Breath
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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 Bob
December 5, 2013
Bob wrote
Type 2 Diabetes, Metformin and Lovastatin
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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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By donna dube
August 21, 2013
donna dube wrote
metformin and stomach problems
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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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What patients are saying about Metformin and Joint Pain

291 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
increased joint pain after using metformin. I have...
...please help me is any of you experienced increased joint pain after using metformin. I have knee pain for long time. ...mg, since then i am experiencing pain in hip and...
about side effects (stiffness of muscles, joint pain...
...partner takes Metformin and complains about side effects (stiffness of muscles, joint pain). I think this pain ...issue, unrelated to metformin. He is...
about 4 years but suddenly i started developing joint pains...
...metformin for about 4 years but suddenly i started developing joint pains ...Question: Is this a known side effect of metformin? ...metformin? People's Pharmacy response: Not a common side...
can't live like this. I am having a little less joint pain...
...reactions to Metformin. Good luck with the Metformin this time around. I know what ya' mean. I've lost 6 months and I just can't live like this. I am having a little less joint pain in...
pregnancy. I've been having a lot of auto-immune joint pain...
...Metformin for nearly two weeks now, went up to 500mg twice a day last Friday, and am now down 6.5 lbs! Yay! My first goal for myself is to get out of the 200s again for the first time since my preg...
the joint pain and 100mg daily of Metformin. She said that...
...must discuss with the Dr this week. At the moment I'm just taking Nsaids for the joint pain and 100mg daily of Metformin. She said that the metformin might make me feel pretty crappy,...
earlier this year, he started to get joint pains and...
When my husband had Actos added to the metformin earlier this year, he started to get joint pains and then twice had burst ...to his own GP who advised him to stop the Actos - result - no...
suffered terrible aching joints and nerve pain in my arms...
...to monitor my t2 diabetes (was diagnosed ...I am taking 500mg Metformin 3 times a day and for the best part of the year have suffered terrible aching joints and nerve pain in my arms which is...
low GI. My only problem with Metformin is joint pain-it...
...was 6.3-I asked for Metformin & my doctor ...high fiber/ low GI. My only problem with Metformin is joint pain-it seems like I'm ...which is something metformin can affect. Has anyone else h...
and arms. GP has told him now to stop metformin for a week...
...joint pain........? Hi again Sorry ...said that he was having joint pain specifically his elbows and arms. GP has told him now to stop metformin for a week ...haven't heard of metformin cau...
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