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Metformin and Loss Of Libido

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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
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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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 Loss Of Libido

219 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
on Metformin, I have had absolutely NO sex drive at all!...
Ever since I was put on Metformin, I have had absolutely NO sex drive at all! So I understand...
I feel like I'm 7 years old again, just zero sex drive...
...before the metformin but with in about 2 weeks of taking the metformin my sex drive crashed. I feel like I'm 7 years old again, just zero...
5th jan, before i was taking it i had hardly no sex drive...
...Drive???? I have recently started taking metformin again since 5th jan, before i was taking it i had hardly no sex drive.....BUT since ...ever happened while you been on metformi...
about a month ago. I had chalked up my lack of libido...
...with IR and started Metformin about a month ago. I had chalked up my lack of libido to my poor self-esteem after I gained the last 100 lbs., but with each day I feel it returning on the Metformin...
for going on 3 weeks and I have notice my sex drive gone...
I have been on Metaformin for going on 3 weeks and I have notice my sex drive gone down. . .I think it is slowly coming back. But I had a good two weeks where . . (this may be to much info)...
but it floored me, I got depressed and lost my sex drive...
...was on Metformin but it floored me, I got depressed and lost my sex drive - and I just ...reading about people complaining about the diarrhoea, but that was ...down to timing. I'm on spiro...
able to find anywhere that IR or the Met. have low libido...
Low Libido. I didn't know exactly where ...on Metformin it's become extremely low. There isn't a drive there at ALL anymore. I haven't been able to find anywhere that IR or the Met. have low...
able to find anywhere that IR or the Met. have low libido...
Low Libido.\ I didn't know exactly where ...on Metformin it's become extremely low. There isn't a drive there at ALL anymore. \ \ I haven't been able to find anywhere that IR or the Met. have low...
been bleeding eversince... i started metfomin 850mg last...
...Ive been bleeding eversince... i started metfomin 850mg last week ...bored of feeling sick.. :-( so ...the moment cos the metformin has left me with a complete lack of libido.. I apologis...
for over 5 years. I do not suffer many side effects...
...Metformin? Hi I have been on met for just over 3 months now. I take 500mgs twice a day. I am a lean pcos'er and have been trying to conceive for over 5 years. I do not suffer many side effe...
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