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Dad is diabetic and takes metformin. He does really well with it. His blood sugar levels are normal. But what causes the ammonia in the blood?

What about it? Metformin doesn't cause problems with ammonia in the blood. If your dad has severe liver disease and high ammonia levels, he should not be receiving metformin -- and a variety of other drugs that can cause problems in patients with liver disease. Check w/your doctor. Read more...