A 58-year-old female asked:
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what would happen if you took metformin and it went down the wrong way i took it at 6:00 pm tonight,?

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Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience Family Medicine
Aspiration pneumonia: Hi, Thank you for your question. If you aspirated the pill you may have problems. You should get a bronchoscopy and have an attempt to remove the pill. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M
Answered on Dec 1, 2018
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