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Key West, FL
A 62-year-old female asked:

I take metformin 2 times a day for high blood sugar and i am having nausea, is this normal?

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Dr. Tania Dempsey
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Possible: Metformin can cause nausea or stomach upset. These symptoms can be minimized by eating the right kind of foods. Avoiding or cutting back on carbohydrates (like breads, pasta, potatoes, rice, even fruit) can definitely help. Try eating regular meals throughout the day with adequate protein and fat.
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