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Pioglitazone H Cl And Metformin H Cl Side Effects
I've noticed taking actos (pioglitazone) at the same time as metformin helps with some of the GI side effects. Is this a true benefit or am i just imagining it?
PCOS?: If your don't have diabetes or pre diabetes, are you taking the metformin for pcos? Metformin has remarkably free of adverse effects and is very safe when taken properly. 500 mg, however, will do little to help you. Metformin (except time release) must be taken twice/day, and the most effective dose (if tolerated) is 2000 mg/day. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more
Metformin: Same medication, the hydrochloride section describes the chemical structure. ...Read more
Bad idea: Hi. Too much of almost anything can kill a person. Whoever you're thinking of doing this to, please don't do it. Get help. Get away from the person if the relationship is toxic. Do no harm. ...Read more
Hi I take Ranitidine HCL 150 mg once /twice daily. Recently started Metformin Hcl ER 24 hr. Can the two have any interactions? l
It's possible.: Rarely, the use of ranitidine can increase the levels of metformin, resulting in a kidney disorder called lactic acidosis. It is not common, but your doctor can watch for any signs of this. Just be sure that he or she is aware that you are taking the ranitidine… Good luck. ...Read more
I am type 2 diabetic missed my 1st dose of Metformin hcl 500 today so I took 2 in the pm. How long will it take to see if my sugar goes too low?
Low sugar: 1000 dose of Metformin should cause no major concern. Much more important! You can control your diabetes to a point where you no longer have diabetes. Please have a nurse who will slowly but properly help you rid yourself of diabetes. Yes, that does happen and should happen! Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more
Yes, unless: Hi. Yes, in general that 3-drug cocktail is safe. Exceptions would be metformin at a certain level of kidney disease, pioglitazone in heart failure, and glimepiride if it's causing hypoglycemia. That 3-drug regimen will likely lose efficacy over time. Keep your diabetes, blood pressure, and lipids tightly controlled. Don't smoke! Good luck! ...Read more
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