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How to take metformin500 tab for diabetes.; pre meal or post meal which way it can give good glucose control?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Metformin

Take it on an empty stomach, but it does not matter all that much.
500 mg is a low dose. You may need more. Work on diet/exercise.

In brief: Metformin

Take it on an empty stomach, but it does not matter all that much.
500 mg is a low dose. You may need more. Work on diet/exercise.
Dr. Philip Kern
Dr. Philip Kern
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Best, especially to

Reduce stomach upset/ diarrhea risk is to take before breakfast and dinner.

In brief: Best, especially to

Reduce stomach upset/ diarrhea risk is to take before breakfast and dinner.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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