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Does metformin contain anything antifungal in it?

Does metformin contain anything antifungal in it?

Nope!: I've used metformin to treat several conditions, but not a fungal infection as a direct effect. But, if a poorly controlled diabetic gets a fungal infection and metformin is added to improve sugar control, it is improved control that helps cure the infection. ...Read more

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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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Can metformin helps reduce fats?

Can metformin helps reduce fats?

No.: Metformin is given to improve the action of insulin. Insulin is a hormone that aids cells in the uptake of carbohydrates, not fats. ...Read more

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How much metformin should I take?

How much metformin should I take?

Maximal effective...: Dose is 2000 mg daily this is what you should aim for as long as your kidneys are normal, your doctor knows for sure, and you have no side effects. ...Read more

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Do metformin cause kidneyproblems?

Do metformin cause kidneyproblems?

No: However, it must be given with caution in people who already have kidney problems. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the main purpose of metformin?

Insulin resistance: Metformin is a medication which increases sensitivity to insulin. Increasing Insulin sensitivity allows the body to respond to lower levels of insulin, thus helps control blood sugars and also symptoms related to pcos which are exacerbated by increasing Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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When should someone discontinue metformin?

If you can't: tolerate the gi side effects or if you develope progressive renal impairment. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What could happen if you overdose on metformin 500 mg?

What could happen if you overdose on metformin 500 mg?

Metformin: Nothing is likely to happen if you overdose just once. I assume you are taking 500 mg Metformin twice a day. Are you checking your blood sugars and how are they doing? ...Read more

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What to do if I have questions about metformin, please!?

What to do if I have questions about metformin, please!?

Metformin issues: Talk to your doctor about any particular concerns-read about metformin in the Prescribing information of glucophage ...Read more

Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Glucophage (Definition)

Glucophage is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more