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how long does it take metformin to get out of your system

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
24-48 hours: Maybe a bit longer if have kidney dysfunction.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Soon: For lowering blood glucose, you will start to see the effects of metformin in a few days to a week. For pcos, it may take longer (several months) to ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Metformin: Main side effect of metformin is abdominal cramping, gas and diarrhea. 500 mg is a small dose. Talk to your doctor if you plan to stop any medicatio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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DM diagnosis: No need to stop metformin. Get an a1c test not a ggt. The GGT is not recommended as a diagnostic test by the a da. A1c less than 5.7 is normal. 5.7-6. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS: PCOS is not one disease but most likely is the final common path of multiple causes. If your PCOS is due to insulin resistance, then the prescription ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carolina Sierra
Specializes in Diabetology
Not predictable: Metformin and clomid (clomiphene) are used to prepare you for pregnancy but there effects are not predictable .Both medication are used in cases of po ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gordon
Specializes in Endocrinology
3 months: It really depends on the underlying condition and when a normal cycle is reestablished.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Variable: No definite time. Patience and peserverance. Good luck
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
The most effective: dose of metformin is 1000 mg twice a day. If you have PCOS, it may help you get pregnant but there is no way to tell whether or how long, Diet, exerci ... Read More
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