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Is it safe to take glugophage 850 before meals?

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I take amaril 2, januvia before breakfast and glugophage 850 after meals. I s it better to take glugophage before meals?
Posted Sun, 11 Nov 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Akhilesh Dubey 50 minutes later
Thanks for sharing your concern with us.
There is no advantage of taking Glucophage before meals. It is better to take with meals as side effects like nausea, bloating are less and minimum effective dose can be used.
Please continue to take amaryl and Januvia before meals.
I would like to know some more information before
1) Please let me know your blood sugar level (FBS &PPBS)
2) Are you taking extended release Glucophage or plain?
Once we have the answers, we can take this discussion ahead.
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