A 45-year-old member asked:
I'm a diabetic type 2 patient, how should i take glucophage (metformin) drug, before or after meals?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
GI issues: Hi. It doesn't really matter. I usually have patients take it before meals, but after would be just as good. Food mitigates the potential GI side effects, but not everyone gets GI side effects; some people do fine taking metformin on an empty stomach. To your good diabetes control!
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A 31-year-old member asked:
I'm a diabetic type II patient, how should I take glucophage (metformin) drug, before or after meals?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Victor Bonuelanswered
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Take it with or: After meals. Take care! http://www.Diabetes.Org/ http://www.Rd.Com/health/wellness/the-best-herbs-and-supplements-for-diabetes/.
4.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 10, 2014
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