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Rare side effects of metformin

Premium Questions

Dr.  Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

Is there any diabetes medication safe to take if you have already had pancreatitis from taking metformin? ... View answer

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

what is a alternative drug for metformin? because metformin has bad side effects so what's another drug do you recommend for diabetes . my diabetes numbers be from 130 to 190. ... View answer

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

What does metformin do with the glucose it removes from the blood? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Anshul Varshney MD

I take metformin for diabeties,500mg2xdaily,losartan50mg1xdailyand500mgvitiamb32xdaily would this cause a back pain or other side effects or concers? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anshul Varshney ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Nishad BN MD

I have had Type 2 diabetes for 22 years with the onset at age 50. My A1c has been about 6.5 for the last 5yrs. I am not on insulin but take these oral medications for diabetes : glyburide , metformin ... View answer

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

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi MD

dear doctor i have pcod problem doctor suggested me to take thyronorm 25mcg daliy morning vit empty stomach .wen iam taking metformin it cause nausea,vomitting, it didnt suit for my health .so pls suggest ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

I just started taking metformin about a week ago. I was having really bad diarrhea for awhile .... Bright red. The toilet paper was bloody when I wiped also. Can metformin cause bloody stools or should I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Noble Zachariah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Het Ram Bishnoi MD

I am taking Metformin for sugar have serious burphing and air pressure is there anything I can do ... this belching continuously after taking the metformin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Nishith R S MD

what are some of the side effects of metformin. My A1C used to be 7 and I was taking 4 a day. I have lost 64lbs, more than 20% of my body weight. I am still on one tablet a day. My A1C is between 5 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishith R S ( Diabetologist)
Dr.   Ashakiran S MD

regularly. I have been on metformin for about 5 weeks - could this be an effect of that medicine? Thanks ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashakiran S ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Raju A.T MD

Abdominal cramps and loose stools are common side effects of Metformin. There is no need to worry, lactic acidosis is a rare but to be observed side effect.

Dr.  Prasad MD

It is tolerated well by most users. Rarely in a small fraction of people it has causes dizziness, incordination, skin rashes, drowsiness.