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I currently take antidepressants such as Prozac, Wellbutrin, (bupropion) and metformin. Can I take a fat burner with it with shredZ?

I currently take antidepressants such as Prozac, Wellbutrin, (bupropion) and metformin. Can I take a fat burner with it with shredZ?

It does not work But: Shredz contains green tea extract,Cayenne PepperExtract&Vitamin B5(Pantothenic Acid).It is rather expensive and there is no scientific study to support it as a fat burner or weight loss pill.The manufactures claim it wirks.We can not recommend it's use If you still want to use it.Talk to your doctor if it is ok to use. Only way you can loose weight and fat is by low carb,low calorie diet&exercise ...Read more

Dr. David Sneid
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Metformin (Definition)

That reduces liver production of glucose- other benefits: can't cause low blood sugar when used alone, likely cariovascular benefit, may reduce complications of diabetes, may reduce cancer risk ...Read more


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What is metformin used for?

What is metformin used for?

Diabetes: This is a mainstay drug for the treatment of diabetes type ii. It is inexpensive, effective but like all prescription medications should be taken with careful monitoring by your physician. If you have diabetes you have probably been prescribed this and need careful and daily care to prevent the severe complications of this disease. ...Read more

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The Metformin I'm taking is making me frisky?

The Metformin I'm taking is making  me frisky?

Uncommon: Hi,Anxiety and nervousness are listed as "less common" side effects of metformin.Notify your doctor. She/he may make a change in your medication. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is metformin a blood thinner?

Is metformin a blood thinner?

No it's not.: It's used to lower blood sugar in people with diabetes. Take care! http://www.Drugs.Com/metformin.Html. ...Read more

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Can metformin cause lung failure?

Can metformin cause lung failure?

Well... probalby not: There is one case report of metformin induced lung injury in the literature; millions of people take the drug regularly, which makes me question even the validity of that report. ...Read more

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How does metformin help pcos symptoms?

How does metformin help pcos symptoms?

Many functions: Metformin continues to impress us as physicians with its ability to restore many endocrine functions gone awry. Some of its mechanisms we still dont know but for the most part and particularly in women with pcos and Insulin resistance component, metformin helps in decreasing Insulin resistance which in turn will lower total Insulin production and reduce ovarian production of testosterone. ...Read more

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Which are symptoms of pcos and metformin?

Which are symptoms of pcos and metformin?

Details Symptoms: PCOS- potential Insulin Resistance and about 25-35% become diabetics. Tendency to Cardiac complications, and high lipids. Metformin side effects: a) early,- nausea bloating vomiting, and loose Bowels. b) Learn to avoid CT scans with iodine contrast- at any timr c) stop 3 days prior to CT scan,or surgery ...Read more

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How does metformin work to maintain blood glucose?

How does metformin work to maintain blood glucose?

Metformin: This is a very good drug for diabetes. It decreases the amount of sugar the liver makes (thus lower blood sugar) and it makes the Insulin in your system more effective at the muscles (insulin lowers your blood sugar). Unless you have contraindications or severe side effects from the drug, you should be on this if you have type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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How does metFORMIN work to maintain blood glucose?

How does metFORMIN work to maintain blood glucose?

Metformin: works by helping the insulin you already have work better. ...Read more

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How does metformin work to maintain blood glucose?

How does metformin work to maintain blood glucose?

See below: Please consult this site for information on this subject. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a696005.html ...Read more

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Is it okay to take metformin before hba1c blood work?

Is it okay to take metformin before hba1c blood work?

Before blood draw: You can take metformin before your a1c labwork is done. Make sure to know the other lab tests being ordered since some tests need to be done in the fasting state such as lipid panel. ...Read more

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What is the average weight loss when taking metformin?

What is the average weight loss when taking metformin?

1-4 kgs.: Usually during the first few months. You will regain it though, unless you follow diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to take metformin for hypothyroidism?

Is it safe for me to take metformin for hypothyroidism?

Yes: Metformin is not a drug that can treat hypothyroidism but patients with hypothyroidism can safely take metformin for other treatment such as diabetes, polycystic ovarian syndrome... ...Read more

Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Glucophage (Definition)

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