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Can glcomet reduce my weight ?

i am taking glcomet sr 500mg one tablet thrice a day will it reduce my weight and make me to tired i go for walking 1hr every day how much calorie i burnt per day
Asked On : Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi Deepa,
First of all I do hope that you are taking this tablet after a prescription from a licensed doctor. Glucomet/glycomet that is metformin is helpful for weightloss but only to a very minimal extent and is not approved for use in weightloss. Also SR meaning sustained release tablets need to be taken once or maximum twice daily. Do discuss regarding this with your doctor. Take care and regards.
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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Dietitian & Nutritionist Peter S Fahmy's  Response
Hi Deepa
Glucomet is not famous in reducing weight, unless u r taking it for another health problem.
Also walking for 1 hour daily, will make u burn around 300 KCal/day in average regarding the speed & way of walking
Answered: Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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