A 22-year-old female asked:
my dr prescribed me ex release metformin 500mg and says to take 2 pills at once but that upsets my stomach, can i take 1 in am and 1 in pm?
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Metformin: If you are not taking metformin for anything but diabetes you don't really need any. If you have diabetes you can take 500 mg twice a day. You should check your blood sugar on alternate mornings and evenings.
Answered on Dec 20, 2020
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