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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

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Could you tell me what happens if a normal person takes metformin?

Could you tell me what happens if a normal person takes metformin?

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

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What's the side effects of Metformin?

What's the side effects of Metformin?

Many, including: diarrhea, bloating, stomach pain, gas, indigestion, constipation,unpleasant metallic taste in mouth, heartburn, headache, flushing of the skin, nail changes, muscle pain Some side effects can be serious. Call your doctor immediately or get emergency treatment if you get: chest pain or rash ...Read more

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Will taking metformin make me fertile?

It helps in PCOS: Metformin can help patients who do not ovulate due to polycystic ovarian syndrome in some cases. Obviously only take if prescribed and recommended by your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of metformin?

What are the side effects of metformin?

GI symptoms: The most common side effect is stomach discomfort and/or diarrhea. These symptoms usually disappear in a week. There is also a chance of renal failure and you should have your kidney function checked through the blood to make sure there are no problems before you start. ...Read more

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As lowering the sugar i take metformin 500mg

As lowering the sugar i take metformin 500mg

I : I wish i could help, but your question is not complete. Metformin is an oral agent used to control blood sugar in patients whose sugar balance is disturbed but who do not need insulin. ...Read more

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I have been on metformin for a day, and I'm vomitting severely?

Stop the: metformin until your symptoms resolve and consider retrying it at a lower dose, such as 500 mg/day only and slowly increasing as tolerated at weekly intervals, or use a product such as glumetza, which has a much lower incidence of adverse events, but is more expensive. ...Read more

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Can metformin affect a hpt?

Can metformin affect a hpt?

No: Metformin does not cause a positive or negative hpt. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of missed dosages of metformin?

If you miss: A dose of metformin, ignore it and restart at your next scheduled dose, since doses are generally only given with meals. Don't try to make up a dose or it can cause GI side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Glucophage (Definition)

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