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Glucophage xr vs metformin

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Dr. Phanindra Dulipala MD

Dear Doctor, My wife is taking Glucophage XR 750mg which was prescribed by a doctor in saudi arabia. As her medicine is finished, please let me know whether Glucophage XR 750mg is available in... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Phanindra Dulipala ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

is complaining of light headedness, dizziness and blurred vision for the last two weeks. He is taking Glucophage XR tabs 500mg on an inconsistent basis. He also has high cholesterol . His blood pressure is... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Noble Zachariah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.   Abhay A Mali MD

a diabetes , too I take Glucophage XR 750 ( my glucose 2 hrs after a meal range from 109-125. However, I just ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhay A Mali ( Diabetologist)
Dr.   Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

Dear Dr XXXXXXX I hope you are doing well. Now I am using januvia 100 half tablet twice daily ( before breakfast and dinner ) or GLUCOPHAGE XR 500 twice daily ( before breakfast and dinner ) all my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

I got a prescription for Gluco-phage 500 mg . after reading paper workfrom the drug store about the side effects and especially a condition called lactic acidsosis I amconsidering to ask my doctor ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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Dr.  Nishad BN MD

I take Glucophage XR. Would like to know if Glucophage XR and metformin the same thing. ... was blocked and also that my Body was insulin resistant. She suggested I use Metformin... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishad BN ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shyam Choubey MD

Hi Doctors, I am 25 years old and have been diagonised with Severe PCOS about 6 months ago. I am on Glucophage XR 1000 mg once a day. I have severe hair loss and my hair is thinning in the front part ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shyam Choubey ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. PROF.DR.RAM MD

hello..am simran from mauritius...i have been diagnose with PCOS in 2009, since then i was placed on these following medications: diane 35, glucophage xr 500 and aldactone . and now since my treatment is over... View answer

Answered by : Dr. PROF.DR.RAM ( HIV AIDS Specialist)
Dr. Tabassum Dalla MD

me to take Glucophage XR 750 mg twice a day. I took it for about 5 days but couldn t tolerate it as I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Tabassum Dalla ( OBGYN)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

Which of these is the safest and best medication...Metformin XR, Glucophage XR, Glumetza ... and is also the safest? I recently read that many doctors do not recommend Metformin anymore, but I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

Metformin in the quick release generic form produces GI upset in many. This can be reduced if you take Glucophage XR preparation. Start with 500 mg at bedtime.

Dr. Raju A.T MD

Glucophage (Metformin) does not act on pancreas. Its hypoglycemic action is mainly exerted through external glucose receptors and effect of insulin on them.