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Can metformin cause fatigue?

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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine
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In brief: FATIGUE EVAL

YES METFORMIN CAN CAUE FATIGUE.
You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue

In brief: FATIGUE EVAL

YES METFORMIN CAN CAUE FATIGUE.
You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue
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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: In some people

But it is generally mild and resolves after several days or weeks.
If you are taking other diabetes medication as well that has the potential to lower your glucose below normal (which metformin by itself generally doesn't do) it could cause you to be fatigued. Check w/your doctor.

In brief: In some people

But it is generally mild and resolves after several days or weeks.
If you are taking other diabetes medication as well that has the potential to lower your glucose below normal (which metformin by itself generally doesn't do) it could cause you to be fatigued. Check w/your doctor.
Dr. David Sneid
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