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Metformin and Lower Abdominal 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 Lower Abdominal Pain

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now to make it regular.today i have pain in lower abdomen...
...two days iam having sever nipple pain , mostly the ...breast even. i had period on 10 th ...very regulary. i take metformin now to make it regular.today i have pain in lower abdomen also. im ...
been having ovary pains, sharp pains in my lower abdomen...
...was diagnosed with PCOS 3 months ago and have been on Metformin 15000mg/day since then...over the past month or so I have been having ovary pains, sharp pains in my lower abdomen mostly at...
went on, I started having severe pains in my lower abdomen...
...of 2012, I was diagnosed with pcos and put on birth control and metformin. As time went on, I started having severe pains in my lower abdomen. These pains keep ...months ago, my period blood beg...
month i started taking tablet metformin with a local doctor...
...from last night i have severe pain in lower abdomen and it spreds to my ...before 1 month i started taking tablet metformin with a local doctor am...
cycle.Also i am taking metformin for 2 months now. Today...
...I have taken clomid 50 mg for first time this cycle.Also i am taking metformin for 2 months ...day. I feel little pain in my lower abdomen since yesterday. Is this because of clomid? I didnt...
im taking treatment for thad (metformin 1000mg/day)last two...
...im taking treatment for thad (metformin 1000mg/day)last two month ...negative now my period is missing my last ...,and now im feeling lower abdominal pain both side ,i have backaches,headache...
i am on metformin & lerozole. Also, i took HCG injection...
HI, i am on metformin & lerozole. Also, i took ...with my husband & from today (D14) morning i am having lower abdomen pain. Does it mean that i am ovulating? And whats ...than 6 months & i am a...
Thanks Dr.Q. I just started Metformin (A dose of 500/day) a...
...just started Metformin (A dose of 500/day) a week back. My doctor asked me to wait for 2 more weeks and he will increase my dose. Also, I have been having a sharp pain in my lower abdomen. It...
pain is dull and all the time. my stomach feels bloated...
...500mg - 4 tablets, recently had miscarriage at 6 weeks preg., its been almost a week i am having lower back pain and heaviness in my lower abdomen. pain is dull and all the time. my stomach feels...
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