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Is metformin ok to take if one has kidney problems. is it safe to take when cretanine and potassium in blood is high.thanks?

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Dr. Karen Butler answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Now depends on how compromised the kidney is. So best to confer with your doctor. If you have renal failure or severe renal insufficiency then no to metformin

Answered May 27, 2016

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