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What is the treatment for glucophage (metformin) overdose?
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Dr. Brandon Maples
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In brief: Monitoring mostly
To my knowledge, close monitoring is the main thing I am aware of.
Glucophage (metformin) does not cause the blood sugar to drop, so hypoglycemia/hypoglycemic shock isn't a worry. The biggest worry i can think of is liver damage, kidney damage, and most importantly acidosis from the production of lactic acid, which can be life-threatening.

In brief: Monitoring mostly
To my knowledge, close monitoring is the main thing I am aware of.
Glucophage (metformin) does not cause the blood sugar to drop, so hypoglycemia/hypoglycemic shock isn't a worry. The biggest worry i can think of is liver damage, kidney damage, and most importantly acidosis from the production of lactic acid, which can be life-threatening.
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