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Is there a natural prescription to metphormin

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Weight loss: Metformin actually can help prevent liver damage from too much fat. One needs to be careful taking metformin if you already have liver damage, as oppo... Read More
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Metformin - side eff: By and large, metformin is a safe drug to use. Its first and foremost contraindication is in a patient with impaired kidney function. Other contrain... Read More
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Metformin - side eff: Make no mistake, diet and exercise go a long way in control of diabetes. As an alternative to metformin, you may strive to shed few pounds, if you a... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shivinder Deol
Anti-Aging Medicine 46 years experience
Yes: Metformin has potential for uncommon serious side effects like lactic acidosis, and need close monitoring in patients with kidney damage. It is rx onl... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
We can help assist: Typically people join our service and I believe right now there is a monthly special during COVID that is very low. Once you have joined one of our do... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haynes
Endocrinology 37 years experience
Not a problem: Shouldn't cause any issues to miss a couple days of metformin for pcos. There are no withdrawal symptoms either.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Yes, by prior Rx: If switching formulations, you should also switch how you take it, back to prior regimen (usually twice daily dosing), while waiting to get newer med ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Definitely: Metformin doesn't increase Insulin levels or drop glucose below normal. Continue the metformin twice daily to retard progression of diabetes. Also die... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: Not a bad idea. No need to spend too much money on vitamins. If you are a vegetarian, you must supplement & know exactly what you're doing. If you're ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Maybe: Otc Prilosec et. Al. Will change the acidity of the stomach. Some rx meds need the acid to be absorbed. Take the Prilosec alone at bedtime. Take an... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
It is possible that: LEG is an indication of the manufacturer. You were taking an extended release formulation and there should be some indication for that as well. (SR, E... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
You can try urgent care. Metformin is given when a doctor is sure that one kidney function is normal and it is needed.

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