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What patients are saying about
Metformin and Vomiting

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Hypothyroidism
  • 3,319 posts reported Hypothyroidism with Metformin, 0.87% of total posts
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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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By Karenbc
April 29, 2014
Karenbc wrote
Metformin and Aleve
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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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 Vomiting

3,236 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...the reason I came off Metformin. I suffer regularly from migraines anyway (since childhood earliest memory of one is at 5 - even made me vomit ). Please let me...
metformin, most of the things I took got vomitted out. But...
regtmc, When I took the metformin, most of the things I took got vomitted out. But still gain weight, think it is more on the injections. But now, I totally stop metformin and turned to TCM...
I was taking metformin I'd vomit every single morning! I...
When I was taking metformin I'd vomit every single morning! I think it was cuz my stomach was empty as...
made me vomit and the feeling of nausea was horrid...
Metformin made me vomit and the feeling of nausea was horrid ,but i am just one case and i know a lot of people have...
I vomited with metformin too. I only take 500 mg per day....
I vomited with metformin too. I only take 500 mg per day. It's better than nothing. I...
the word Metformin makes me want to puke I never got used...
...Metformin makes me want to puke I never got used to the SX had to stop Gyne just gave me Clomid and...
with regular Metformin----throwing up and having the runs...
...was put on Metformin when I first started. I ended up with a lot of issue with regular Metformin----throwing up and having the runs at the same...
Metformin made me really sick...vomitting a lot, so just be...
Metformin made me really sick...vomitting a lot, so just be very careful about your...
and sugar i vomit. even with metformin but we uped the...
...months i have gotten so nausiated by most foods especially carbs and sugar i vomit. even with metformin but we uped...
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