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Can I take hydroxycut and metformin

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 44 years experience
herbs and diabetes: The active ingredient in milkthistle is silymarin. As with many herbs, there are many anecdotes, and little data. Also, do not assume that an herb, b... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Generally safe: These medications are generally safe to use together, unless you have another health problem that causes a significant issue with excretion of medicat... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: It should be fine.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: There should not be any problems, glucophage (metformin) is prescribed for diabetes.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
42 years experience
unknown: There are no studies looking at these combinations. As is true for most supplements, there are no or few studies that support whatever claims are mad... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 40 years experience
Medicine interaction: Yes you can ; the met form in dose is very unusual :check with the prescriber
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 53 years experience
It doesn't damage : The kidney, but rarely dye of the IV cob trast damages the kidney, and since metformin is destroyed by the kidney, it will build up in blood stream to... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: They are not related in any way. Each serves it own purpose and there is no harm or interaction between the 2 medicines.
A male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Yes, but why: You are on one half of the most effective dose of metformin, and could increase at intervals if tolerated. Cinnamon doesn't affect diabetes unless yo... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Eat less and the: Pounds will fall off. Walk at least 60 min every day , no more sodas or deep fried food or white bread the rest of your life! good luck and persevere!