A 56-year-old male asked:
Consant feeling of fullness lower belly after week of medicine related diahrea. (week of 15mg daily metformin., never used be) was painful with urge to go to the bathroom.
now just fullness. normal ct?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
43 years experience
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Due to Metformin: Try decreasing the dose of metformin and take it only after meals. You probably are taking 1500 mg which is a hefty dose- never heard of 15 mg? Ask your doctor to try less metformin with adding a second class of medicine if need be to control your diabetes.
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 12, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.