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A 26-year-old male asked:

I am 26 male using istamet 50/500mg tabs and my blood sugar levels are normal. but i feel uneasy for breathing n some slight pain near heart.

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
See a doctor: Istamet is a combination of metformin and sitigliptin, used for treating type 2 diabetes. You should not be having trouble breathing or chest pain from this medication. Those symptoms may be a sign of a more serious heart or lung problem, despite your young age. You need to see a doctor for evaluation.

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Last updated Mar 1, 2013

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