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My father is taking 4 metaformin a day and the diarrhea is makin him feel weak is there anything he can take ?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine

In brief: Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common side effect of metformin and 4 pills a day is a full dose.
Perhaps backing off and adding basal Insulin or another class of oral meds is best approach.

In brief: Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a common side effect of metformin and 4 pills a day is a full dose.
Perhaps backing off and adding basal Insulin or another class of oral meds is best approach.
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