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Just wondering if my buddy messed up by taking metformin when hes using cocaine?

Just wondering if my buddy messed up by taking metformin when hes using cocaine?

That's a bad idea: A person must not use cocaine while taking other medications. Likewise, a person must not use cocaine while off of other medications. Time for said buddy to avoid bad drugs and avoid people associated with such drugs. ...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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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 happens if the person takes a 500mg metformin ER pill but does not think she has diabetes?

What happens if the person takes a 500mg metformin ER pill but does not think she has diabetes?

Metformin: Metformin is a great drug and is used for other purposes beside diabetes. You don't need to have diabetes to take the drug. However, i wouldn't start taking this drug without supervision of a physician. ...Read more

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I would like to take SAM e for pain will it interfere with the metformin and with thyroid that I'm taking I also take linspril and crestar?

I would like to take SAM e for pain will it interfere with the metformin and with thyroid that I'm taking I also take linspril and crestar?

Too many meds?: You need to go carefully with your medication list at your next doctor's appointment. Tell her/him very specifically what your issues are and together you will come up with a program that should make your life much better. Won't happen overnight but you need to adjust somewhere. ...Read more

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What happens if you take too many Prozac (fluoxetine) and metformin?

What happens if you take too many Prozac (fluoxetine) and metformin?

Overdose: An overdose of prozac (fluoxetine) ( or any SSRI for that matter) can lead to an acute serotonin syndrome. An overdose of metformin can cause lactic acidosis, but in general one has to take quite a few to produce toxicity. I am unaware of any significant interaction between the two meds. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take metformin if I don't get a fingerstick test?

Is it okay to take metformin if I don't get a fingerstick test?

Yea: Metformin will mot cause hypoglycemia, so a meter is not absolutely a must. However, a meter will help you and your doctor determine the effectiveness of your treatment. ...Read more

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Can I take cascara with metformin?

Can I take cascara with metformin?

Sure: If metformin doesn't upset your stomach, cascara can, but is useful for a very irritating cathartic. ...Read more

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Could i take metformin and lose weight?

Could i take metformin and lose weight?

If you are diabetic: (type ii) ; overweight - this would be an option to discuss with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Futterweit
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