Metformin

Last Update February 14, 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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Does Metformin cause Hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia is a known side effect of Metformin
Patients with Hypoglycemia should avoid using Metformin without prior consultation with a physician.
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Does Metformin cause Hypoglycemia?

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weeks ago because my blood sugar readings were getting low...
| www.diabeticconnect.com
" ...so glad you are doing so well. I came off of Metformin a few weeks ago because my blood sugar readings were getting low. I truly believe God has healed me. I have... "

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metformin. At first I had loads of hypos while figuring ou...
| www.diabetessupport.co.uk
" ...am 1 type 1 on metformin. At first I had loads of hypos while figuring out how my ...so I am anticipating more hypos. EDIT: I am on normal Metformin 500mg twice a day, I... "

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it was causing me to have loads of hypos.Dia betic...
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" Stopped taking my metformin,found it was causing me to have loads of hypos.Dia betic nurse told me not ...of having 2 or 3... "

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July 10th..I officially am having reactive hypoglycemia's...
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" Okay...since being fully off the Metformin since July 10th..I officially am having reactive hypoglycemia's at least 3 times a... "

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me extremely dizzy and dropped my blood sugar way too low...
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" Shana - my only experience with Metformin it made me extremely dizzy and dropped my blood sugar way too low so they had to take me off of it. Has your regular... "

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2 years.Came off the metformin as it made me very nauseas
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" ...PCOS and gave me metformin a few months a go to help with the weight loss etc.I often have episodes of low blood sugar and have done for the past... "

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me extremely dizzy and dropped my blood sugar way too low...
| babyandbump.momtastic.com
" Shana - my only experience with Metformin it made me extremely dizzy and dropped my blood sugar way too low so they had to take me off of it. Has your regular doctor... "

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aking the Metformin. I have experienced many more hypos...
| diabetessupport.co.uk
" ...Consultant/GP prescribed me with Metformin in an attempt to reduce my TDD, it hasn't affected it at all, although I have been advised to continue taking the Metformin. I have experienced many more... "

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and I am having trouble keeping my blood sugar low...
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" ...is diabetic friendly. I was taking metformin and my doctor took me off of it, while I was hospitalized with acute bronchitis, and I am having trouble keeping my blood sugar low. I am... "

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I have Hypoglycemia and the Metformin made it worse. My...
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" ...stay. Third I have PCOS and had very long cycles. My doctor put me on provera to get AF and then Clomid to induce Ovulation. We tried Metformin but I have Hypoglycemia and the Metformin made it... "

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