A 32-year-old female asked:
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which is more effective: metformin tablets or riomet oral solution? i'm having difficulty swallowing the pills. does riomet work as well as the pills?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes...same: They are the same med...Same as children liquid Motrin and adult tablet..Riomet is made for those having trouble with swallowing pills like you. They work/do same job. Often, liquid med may work faster or even better. In this case, they have similar effecacy/effectiveness. If you can't swallow the pills, then the pills don't work for you at all. Consult your doc.. Good luck.
Answered on Oct 8, 2018
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Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Medication Issues: Good day; Without hesitation contact the prescriber of medication you are taking to eliminate issues.
Answered on Oct 6, 2018
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Same: They are the same. The liquid will work better because you will swallow it.
Answered on Oct 8, 2018

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