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what happend when a 3 year old swallows a piece of metformin? and what should i do?

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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Contact you MD NOW!: Depending on the dosage, and age, this can cause significant drop in the glucose level. Contact your doctor immediately and keep orange juice on hand to help with low sugars! medicines must be kept out of the reach of children!
Answered on Dec 24, 2012
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Child: Emergency room!
Answered on Dec 26, 2012

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