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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scot Kolsin
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Speak with your Dr!!: Most common side effect is upset stomach or diarrhea. If you can stick it out symptoms will get better and probably go away. Sometimes a lower startin ... Read More
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Dr. Carol Cheney
45 years experience Endocrinology
Try extended release: Patients who have side effects on metformin often find that they are less if they take the extended release form of the medication. Since this form i ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Metformin: Possible side-effects include rash, palpitations, muscle aches, cramps, & changes in taste, .
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: I suppose it is possible to have an allergic reaction with a rash but that would be very rare. Gi irreitation is by far the most common side effects. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Glucophage (metformin): Diarrhea most common.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Stomach upset: If the overdose is small one is likely to have GI upset with nausea vomiting and diarrhea. If the overdose is large there are potentially serious eff ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
None as far as I kno: Metformin is quite safe and has no effects of female reproduction.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
42 years experience Endocrinology
GI problems: The medicine is usually used to treat diabetes, but is also used to treat irregular menstrual cycles as well as help prevent diabetes. The major conce ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
None?: Thyroxine rightly used has no side effects. Metformin is generally well-tolerated but may make you feel strange; i'm told no 2 people have the same e ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
Few: Metformin is usually well tolerated. Most common se is stomach upset/diarrhea. Occasionally headache, metallic taste in the mouth or fatigue.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Metformin: You can take them all at once if they're the along acting version of it. If they are not, then to achieve the best results, you'll need to take them ... Read More
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