A 43-year-old member asked:
Will metformin drop high blood sugar levels if it's taken after eating many carbs?
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Dr. Emad Tadrosanswered
Psychiatry 40 years experience
No: To my understanding metformin does not decrease blood sugar.. It just does not allow it to go as high it is without metformin.
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