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Can I Take Iron And Metforman Together
28yrs. PCOS, insulin resistance. Metformin ER 500mg twice a day, Vit D, Iron & Calc. Chronic low energy & bladder irritation. How to gain energy?
Many causes: Would like to help but there are so many possible reasons for lack of energy it's impossible to give you any meaningful advice without speaking with you and understanding your medical history. Just a few of the causes: medication side effects, depression, hypothyroidism, sleep apnea, fibromyalgia. An online InBox Consultation at Health Tap might be helpful. Http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI ...Read more
Yellow toenail on big toes. Taking synthoid early morning & metformin after dinner. Started high potency iron, vitamin E rotating days in evening?
Fungus: Sounds more like fungal toenails. Everything else you mentioned does not cause nail discoloration. Go see a podiatrist and get a fungal culture. ...Read more
Medicine interaction: Yes you can ; the met form in dose is very unusual :check with the prescriber ...Read more
No interactions: No interactions that we know of between these two medications. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, these three medications can be used together and treat different conditions. ...Read more
Ok: If Thai is the easiest way to remember to take your meds go ahead. ...Read more
I am taking metformin for pcos and taking adipex for weight lose. Are these okay to take together?
Is it safe to take metformin and metoprolol and lisonopril together? My dr recently prescribed metformin for PSOS.
Is it safe to take metformin and prometrium (micronized progesterone) together early in pregnancy?
Yes: They are both safe, especially in the first trimester. ...Read more
Metformin, dextroamphetamine, maxalt, (rizatriptan) celexa, seroquel, labetalol, any of these drugs dangerous to take together?
Possibly: If all of those drugs are being used together there is a possibility of a negative drug interaction. Two of the drugs in particular could have a serious effect. It is important to have a primary provider, in addition to specialists, who is aware of all the prescriptions that are taken and can make sure inappropriate combinations are not used together. ...Read more
Expiration: Most drugs expiration date is a year. Some drugs less. There have been studies that looked at the efficacy of drugs post expiration and some were still effective as many as 20 years out. Best is to see your doc and see what's best for you. :) ...Read more
To lessen your: Chance of intestinal upset.Get a more detailed answer ›
A few days: You should start to see improvement in your blood sugars within a few days, and continued improvement over a few weeks. ...Read more
24-48 hours: Maybe a bit longer if have kidney dysfunction. ...Read more
It doesn't damage:
The kidney, but rarely dye of the IV cob trast damages the kidney, and since metformin is destroyed by the kidney, it will build up in blood stream to toxic levels with resulting high risk of life-threatening side effect
so one stops meftformin before the conrast, check kidnet function 2 days later- if normal can restart metformin. ...Read more
Generally nothing: Since metformin doesn't actively lower glucose, it just makes you more sensitive to your own insulin, it won't do anything to your blood sugar. Depending upon how much you take, it could cause stomach upset, diarrhea, etc the same as it can in anyone. Why take medication if you don't need it? That's not smart. ...Read more
More info: To answer this properly I would need to know what your usual dose is and how often you take it. The generic answer would be that the effects of the extra dose should be worn off by 10 - 12 hours and you could resume your usual regimen. ...Read more
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