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Can metformin give you cold hands sometimes is this safe or a warning sign of something?

Can metformin give you cold hands sometimes is this safe or a warning sign of something?

Not common: This is not a common side effect of metformin. Raynaud's phenomena is common, but you would likely have noticed cold hands for much of your life. ...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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What is glucophage (metformin)?

What is glucophage (metformin)?

Glucophage (metformin) is: An oral medication usually used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. ...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 could metformin make i feel?

How could metformin make i feel?

Helpsmany ways: It gives more energy but reduces some of the craving for carbs, and may lose a bit of wgt as a result. ...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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How long do I have to take metformin?

How long do I have to take metformin?

Possibly life long: It depends on why you're taking it. For most things, like diabetes, you take it as long as it gives you some benefit without excessive adverse events. ...Read more

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Whats the max daily dose of metformin.

Max. metformin: Hi. The maximum effective dose is 1,000 mg (1 gram) twice daily. The maximum approved dose is 850 mg three times/day; no one I know uses that, because it's no more effective than the 1 gram twice/day. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Glucophage (Definition)

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