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Is There Any Difference Between Glumetza Er And Generic Metformin Er
Formulation differ: Metformin is formulated differently than Glumetza which uses a special advanced polymer technology that delivers the medicine slowly and steadily over several hours. This delay in the release of the medicine may result in fewer stomach-related side effects, such as nausea, in the 1st week of taking the medication. (difference is binders). ...Read more
Metformin: Hi. Metformin is basically used to treat 3 conditions: type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and PCOS. It has also been used is obese type 1 diabetics (WITH insulin!). It is considered weight neutral. See http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/metformin-oral-route/description/drg-20067074 ...Read more
Both type 2 drugs: Hi. Metformin and glimepiride are both type 2 drugs. Metformin is an insulin sensitizer - makes tissues (predominantly liver but also muscle) more sensitive to insulin. Glimepiride is an insulin secretogogue - makes your own pancreas secrete more insulin. They are synergistic used in combination. To your good diabetes control! ...Read more
What're benefits of glumetza? Is it as good as metformin? I notice that it has ingredients of metformin.
Why is glumetza much more expensive than metformin, even though they have lots in common? Is glumetza much better?
Is glumetza better than metformin? Does it cause cancer if taken for a long time? How long has it been in existence?
Glumetza or metformi: If you don't need Glumetza don't take it. If you don't use Metformin don't take it. Cancer is unlikely. What is necessary is a discussion with your doctor about your diabetes meds. At age 40 you most likely have type 2 diabetes. This is a good time to start planning to rid yourself completely from diabetes. I suggest you see a dietitian to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Glimepiride and metformin hydrochloride which group of drug are they in and what are their purposes?
Treat Diabetes: Diabetes is a condition where Insulin does not work well and there is insufficient insulin. Metformin works to overcome some of the Insulin resistance and reduce excessive glucose production from the liver. Glimepiride works on the cells that make Insulin to augment Insulin deficiency and both together lower blood sugar. ...Read more
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