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Can taking one Metaformin cause lactic acidosis?

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Dr. Qura Rashid
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Unlikely

Theoretically Metformin can cause lactic acidosis but in setting of normal kidney function it is extremely unlikely.
Liver disease and concurrent alcohol use can also increase the risk. Talk to your health care provider if you have any of the above risk factors to determine the risk of lactic acidosis.

In brief: Unlikely

Theoretically Metformin can cause lactic acidosis but in setting of normal kidney function it is extremely unlikely.
Liver disease and concurrent alcohol use can also increase the risk. Talk to your health care provider if you have any of the above risk factors to determine the risk of lactic acidosis.
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