Metformin

Last Update February 12, 2016
Metformin (brand name: Glucophage, Glumetza) is a medication used primarily for diabetes. It is an oral hypoglycemic medication. It lowers blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics by...
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Metformin for Hyperglycemia

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umbers have always been normal). I take metformin beca...
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" ...office to ask about stopping metformin after the surgery.  The nurse ...  I don't take metformin for high blood sugar (my numbers have always been normal).  I take metformin because my A1C is too... "

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I no longer take Metformin for high blood sugar and my...
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" ...only medication I currently take is SYNTHROID for Hypothyroid, and a ...pounds I no longer take lisinopril and amlodipine for high blood pressure. I no longer take Metformin for high blood sugar and my... "

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just recently was but on metformin for elevated glucose test...
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" I do have high blood pressure but it is controlled with medication.  I just recently was but on metformin for elevated glucose test.  I... "

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I was taking Metformin for high blood sugar. I had terrible...
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" \"I took Diflucan at the same time I was taking Metformin for high blood sugar. I had terrible side effects. ...terrible joint pains specially... "

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and i have been taking metformin for high blood sugar but i...
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" ...month age and i have been taking metformin for high blood sugar but i have no meter... "

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ercise. I take metformin for high blood sugar but now my...
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" ...anything- seemed to be busy.  I was nauseous after the cardio stress ...this is new for me to be sick after exercise.  I take metformin for high blood sugar but now my a1c is... "

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giving you Metformin if your sugar levels are a bit high. Th...
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" ...help them with conceiving. If you want to get regular periods, they might put you on birth control pills. Or they might try giving you Metformin if your sugar levels are a bit high.... "

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had problems on some drugs with hyperglycemia and I to...
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" You're very welcome. I had problems on some drugs with hyperglycemia and I took metformin and it definitely helped with my hyperglycemia and weight gain. Now I ...just too close to getting diabetes... "

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have to take metformin for high glucose and baking so...
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" ...the side effects. I have to take metformin for high glucose and baking soda and water at night to counteract the stomach upset from metformin. I have to take lisinopril for high blood pressure. I... "

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to Metformin and was still slim and with high blood sugar...
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" ...Do ask for the tests. I asked my GP for Glic when I didn't respond to Metformin and was still slim and with high blood sugar. He agreed and it worked for a year or two, but then even at max dose it... "

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477,248 discussions
Taken for: PCOS*, Diabetes, Weight Loss*, Insulin Resistance, Weight Gain*, Menstrual Period Issues*, Type 2 Diabetes, Irregular Periods*, Acne*, Pre-Diabetic*
Other names: Glucophage, Glumetza, Glucophage XR, Fortamet, Metforming
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Taken for: PCOS*, Diabetes, Weight Loss*, Insulin Resistance, Weight Gain*
Other names: Metformin, Glucophage XR, Glumetza, Fortamet, Riomet
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Lantus
100,224 discussions
Taken for: Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Hyperglycemia
Other names: Solostar, Lantus Solostar, Insulin Glargine
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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