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Medicine For Metformin Allergy
Metformin Allergy: What is the definition or description of: Metformin allergy? ANS: you get an allergic reaction when you take it. I would go to drugs.com and see what they list. Could be rash, hives, skin blistering and falling off to mention a few. Recommend you do video consult and show us what you have. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
I'm 10 weeks pregnant. Is it ok for me to take tylenol (acetaminophen) pm? What other allergy medicines am i allowed to take with metformin?
I woke up with a red, raised sore on my leg, stomach and arm, I am diabetic, just taken off metformin due to allergy to it, are these sore related, ?
Most times after taking my diabetes drugs (glucophage (metformin) and daonil), i feel tired easily. Is this normal?
I want to know that hypoglycemic medicine(metformin) should be taken before or after meals and at which time of the day?
Anytime: Metformin is a fairly long acting medication and can be taken twice daily. Most people take it breakfast and dinner. It does not make a difference if it is taken with food or not, but there tends to be fewer side effects, such as diarrhea when taken with food. There are sustained release forms that can be taken once daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I started taking metformin and have productive cough and sinusitis. Can it be caused by metformin? Should I continue taking it or stop the medicine?
Are glimepiride&metformin safe drugs for a diabetic of12yrs.Cretanine now 1.2.Are these drugs safe or they shud be changed.Any advice to change meds.
Yes.: Metformin is considered first line therapy for type II diabetics. It should be stopped if your creatinine goes over 1.3-1.4 or for certain procedures using contrast dye for a couple days. The advantage for both is that they are cheap. Are there better choices than glimipiride? Yes. It pushes the pancreas to secrete more insulin and can "wear out" cells. Newer options exist but expensive. ...Read more
Should i try new diabetic medicine since metformin taken too long & i want my A1c to go to 5.5? Mine is 6.6. Do we have better med. Than metformin?
Get more input: I'd urge you to get a couple of physicians' opinions as to whether it's really helpful or in your best interest to try to lower you hgba1c as you've indicated. My reading of the recent medical literature has left me unpersuaded that this is something you'd want. Especially, i want to congratulate you for the good result you'd had so far. ...Read more
My A1c is 6.5. Is that good enough. I want it to be lower to stop taking medicine. Now I take 1 metformin 500mg 1 day and next day have 2.5 mg onglyza (saxagliptin)?
Good control: Your A1c is very good and at goal. At this level, your risk of getting diabetes complications is low. If you want to lower the amount of pills, try to lose weight if you are overweight or obese. Remain active as this makes your Insulin more sensitive. You should be taking metformin and Onglyza (saxagliptin) everyday instead of alternating every other day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What could be the side effects if a non-diabetic person took the diabetic medicine glucophage (metformin)?
GI problems: The medicine is usually used to treat diabetes, but is also used to treat irregular menstrual cycles as well as help prevent diabetes. The major concern theoretically is a low blood sugar which almost never happens in any individual, with or without diabetes. A person taking metformin (glucophage) may experience nausea, diarrhea, or abdominal cramping which usually goes away over time ...Read more
Can you tell me if i could take medicine (metformin) with a breakfast smoothie instead of something solid for breakfast?
I m using metformin 500mg twice daily since last six month.My hba1c is 6.3.Should i stop medicine now or once a daily will be sufficient for me.
Dear Pika,: Why aren't you having this discussion with your prescribing physician? Us doctors on healthtap are providing medical information but we aren't authorized to practice medicine through this venue. For the best care please consult with your physicians. Don't recommend making changes to your medications without discussing this with your doctor. Take care. ...Read more
I took metformin 500 mg and I was wondering how long after stopping that it was out of your system and could it cause a false positive drug test?
Metformin 500: Metformin 500 is usually taken twice a day - out of your system every 12 hours. I don't think it can cause a faulse positive test if you are monitoring your blood sugar. If you think the metformin associated blood glucose values are too high or too low please contact your doctor. ...Read more
What is the definition or description of: Metformin allergy? ANS: you get an allergic reaction when you take it. I would go to drugs.com and see what they list. Could be rash, hives, skin blistering and falling off to mention a few. Recommend you do video consult and show ...Read more
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