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I accidentally took a 500mg tablet of metformin. How should I take my usual dose?
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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
3 doctors agree
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To answer this properly i would need to know what your usual dose is and how often you take it.
The generic answer would be that the effects of the extra dose should be worn off by 10 - 12 hours and you could resume your usual regimen.

In brief: More info
To answer this properly i would need to know what your usual dose is and how often you take it.
The generic answer would be that the effects of the extra dose should be worn off by 10 - 12 hours and you could resume your usual regimen.
Dr. Alvin Fried
Dr. Alvin Fried
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Don't worry
500 mg of metformin is a small dose, nothing to worry about.
I would just resume your normal dose at the next scheduled time.

In brief: Don't worry
500 mg of metformin is a small dose, nothing to worry about.
I would just resume your normal dose at the next scheduled time.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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