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NOT REALLY: It does happen sometime when you diagnose a new patient with type 2 diabetes and start them on metformin as a first line drug as it is effective and cheap, but also advice diet and exercise and often it works and than you want to wean patients of metformin other times is when liver functions like creatinine level is high and you have to take of metformin and you stop without any ill effects. ...Read more
Recently stopped 1500mg of metformin a day without tapering. Am now constantly dizzy and bordering on fainting. How can I fix it if they are related?
Not very: Although we are seeing a microepidemic locally on amphetamines. It doesn't have serious withdrawal. It is abused; coming off of it people get the blah's. Most people who are prescribed it don't even take as much as they are prescribed rather than overuse it. It is often used in overweight people so, it is often used with metformin. They do not have a direct interaction but watch sugars a bit ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My primary doctor have taken me off my metformin to see how my A1c level will be without it. I'm having symtoms of upset stomach and sore breast. ?
Can i take metformin 500 mg one and half tablet twice a day instead of taking it three times a day?
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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