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Metformin tablets glycomet 250 mg is not effective. Can i take glycomet sr 0.5 or glycomet CP 0.5 ?.
Yes but . . . : How do you know your diabetes medication isn't working? Do you check your sugars w/glucometer? What/when was most recent a1c? How many glycomet are you taking? Try to focus on nutrition first rather than adding more drugs. Max dose of metformin is 2, 550mg/d. Talk to your doc about your options. And be sure your kidneys are ok. ...Read more
Medication: yes you can take these togetherGet a more detailed answer ›
None?: Thyroxine rightly used has no side effects. Metformin is generally well-tolerated but may make you feel strange; i'm told no 2 people have the same effects. Coumadin (warfarin) may make you bruise more easily and you should avoid tackle football, but if you bloodwork stays good, you will probably experience no side effects. Glad you're proactive about your health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can one metformin tablets at night and 30 units of humlin insulin in the morning good for one, or can it cause diabetic coma?
Depends: Diabetic coma usually is due to prolonged markedly elevated blood sugar. Coma can also occur with too low a blood sugar often from too much insulin. Therefore if the patient takes too little or too much insulin, coma can ensue. Metformin alone will not drop the blood sugar too low however. Without knowing more facts the above dosage of medication can be right, too much or too little. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is more effective: metformin tablets or riomet oral solution? I'm having difficulty swallowing the pills. Does riomet work as well as the pills?
Yes...same: They are the same med...Same as children liquid Motrin and adult tablet..Riomet is made for those having trouble with swallowing pills like you. They work/do same job. Often, liquid med may work faster or even better. In this case, they have similar effecacy/effectiveness. If you can't swallow the pills, then the pills don't work for you at all. Consult your doc.. Good luck. ...Read more
Sir, diabetic is well controlled. I took medicines for gasto as well. I still feel not hungry.I have been taking metformin tablet for last 6 years.any other tests do you recommend ?
Problem: Could you describe problem better. How long have you not been hungry? ...Read more
I had a miscarriage at 8 weeks in my pregnancy I am diabetic and on metformin tablets and a healthy diet have lost 4stone
Can a diabetic type 2 do a water fast for 11 days? If so, do they stop taking metformin tablets and blood pressure tablets for high blood pressure?
Yes: If you are truly a type 2 diabetic and have never been ketosis prone, you can safely do a water fast. Since you'll have no caloric intake, you would most likely need to stop the metformin. It would be prudent to check your bs from time to time. If you're well hydrated, you may still need BP meds. Again, you would be prudent to check your bp. Buy this equipment b4 starting if you dont' have it. ...Read more
Am intaking metformin tablets for polycystic ovaries where i had my last periods by july 18th.Now am having left side pain, vomit sense.Am i pregnant?
I'm diabetic 2.Dr put me on metformin 500mg 2 tablets twice a day and daionil 5mg 1 tablet a day. Is it proper and suitable dose?
Can I cut Metformin HCL 500mg tablets in half if the dose is too high for me and it isn't used for diabetes?
Best ask prescriber: Metformin pills can be split in half. Whether or not it should be done so in a specific case needs to be decided upon based on the outcome of a discussion between the person who is prescribed the medication and the person prescribing the medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am taking Metformin modified release tablets but I have run out. Can I take normal Metformin that I have left from my previous prescription?
Yes, by prior Rx: If switching formulations, you should also switch how you take it, back to prior regimen (usually twice daily dosing), while waiting to get newer med prescription refilled--then take it as prescribed. ...Read more