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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to take metformin (for diabetes) with a diuretic (thiaxide, maxzide, (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) etc ) for blood pressure ?

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Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
Psychiatry 34 years experience
With caution: Diuretics should be taken with caution as they can lead to lithium toxicity. Metformin is not a problem.
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