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Metformin

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Method of use: Pill
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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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Metformin & Probiotic

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" Quote: Just wanted to note...I have 2 clients on Metformin who found that taking a probiotic supp eliminated the stomach issues associated with it. Quote:... "

" ...If probiotic - like activa for curing constipation -- why take a probiotic with Metformin ... "

" ...every day since starting metformin for its probiotic activity. I saw one study (from 1977) that found that metformin caused a small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in diabetics (which they thought... "

" I had this problem myself. I have been on metformin for 7 years and my doctor told me about 6 months ago to eat probiotic yogurt. It will take a... "

" metformin side effects Hi all. Just started back taking metformin 750 mg xr and other meds (aspirin, prenatal, probiotic, candex, and flax seed) and... "

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" ...also take Metformin, and I have found ...I benefit from some probiotic yogurt. ... "

" ...those gastric/bloated/constipation issues and not Metformin at all, a bit difficult ...cannot just stop the Metformin, but discuss with your ...own kefir?? Or taking a probiotic s... "

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" ...extended release formula of metformin. (Metformin ER). Often times, ...adverse bowel effects. Also, take your metformin at dinner time with food. Finally, try adding a probiotic to your daily r... "

" ...and extra folic acid and an iron supplement (I am anemic) plus I took a stool softener (thanks to the iron pregnancy). I also took Metformin for my PCOS, vit D, a probiotic and extra calcium.... "

" ...issues much longer than I have had diabetes and the Metformin that I have tried and tried to adjust to makes things much worse. My Gastro reccommended that I start taking a probiotic supplement.... "

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