Does Metformin Get You High

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metformin glip
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Is metformin same a glipizide or two different my friend a still suffering a lot of muscle pain.bleeding foggy head aches from Dr quitting him cold turkey met now he on flip few year he not improve much help his sugar high he a gud healthy diet to he always tired ## Hello, Fluffy! How is your friend doing? Metformin and Glipizide are two different mediations. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, flatulence and low blood sugar. Where is he bleeding from? That is not normal with these medications, nor upon withdrawal from them. ...
Updated 11 months ago in Metformin.
Tue, Dec 29 '15, 2:19 PM
Metformin Sr 500
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i started taking metformin SR in may 12, replacing the IR tablets, having suffered for years with side affects for years. in june when i had my next blood test my platelet count was down to 1300, haveing been normal previously, it seems strange that on taking the slow release tabs i have platelet reduction, can the slow release tablets be having an effect on my platelets. any one able to help please. ## Yes, it may be due to the Metformin, though it likely would have happened regardless of which formulation you were taking, since it has been known to cause it in some people that take it. Learn more Metformin details here. It could even just be that the current dosage is too hight for you, because that can also be an overdose symptom. What have you been advised? Will you just be keeping ... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Metformin.
Sun, Jan 20 '13, 2:45 PM
what does the 500 mg metformin pill look like
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I take metformin and it always looked like an oval and this time it is round with70 on one side and a Z on the other side and this is not bring down my sugar. please let me know because the pharmacy has made mistakes before. ## This tablet is manufactured by Zydus Pharmaceuticals and they do list it as containing 500mgs of Metformin, which is used to help lower and control blood sugar. The FDA lists the most common side effects to this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, flatulence, stomach pain and hypoglycemia. There can be slight fluctuations from one generic to another, but how high is your blood sugar? It could be that this one just doesn't work for you, or is too much lower in the active ingredient to be effective for you. You may need to see your doctor to get... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Thu, Apr 30 '15, 12:27 PM
aurobindo metformin
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Rx for metformin supplied for month or November was ineffective and had much more odor than usual. All glucose. Readings were very high. With December refill. Readings returned closer to previous readings ## Hello, Ken! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem you experienced. The odor is normal, it all smells like that, but some manufacturers coat the tablets, to prevent it from smelling so strong. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, flatulence and diarrhea. How much of a change did you experience in your blood sugar readings? ## Aurobindo should be SHUT DOWN. I opened my Metformin and the SMELL was over-whelming. I refuse to take it and I don't want any of my meds from this manufacture - EVER! I will only... ...
Updated 9 months ago in Metformin.
Wed, Feb 03 '16, 8:27 AM
Screwed by Metformin
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I suffered profound and sudden hearing loss just a few weeks after my physician put me on Metformin 500s, and I strongly suspect this medication. I am not even pre-diabetic, and have a healthy diet, just a body that has been stubborn to lost adipose tissue in my mid-50s, although my cholesterol is 70 and BP is usually 110/70 with blood sugar on the low side. He prescribed Metformin, thinking it may 'trick' my body into whatever, but I've read something about the activity involved in the inner ear area with chemical change, and highly suspect this in my unilateral hearing loss, right ear. I've been to Univ of AL for three proc now, nine trips, to no avail, with no insurance....screwed ## Hello, Feltygal! How are you? I'm very sorry about the hearing loss. However, Met... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Wed, Jun 17 '15, 12:18 PM
fastactingmetformin
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I take extended realice metformin my blood sugar high till2 pm does not work fast enough what can I do ## Hello, Jean! How are you? What type of foods do you eat? That can have a great effect of your sugar level, because the medication isn't going to do every thing. Anything with simple sugars, such as sweets and fruits will cause elevations, so will anything high in fat. Do you also exercise each day? That is also vital towards controlling your blood sugar. What dose of Metformin do you take? ...
Updated 2 years ago in Metformin.
Wed, Feb 26 '14, 3:46 PM
can i take 1 extra metformin if my sugar spikes high
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I take 1 metformin hcl 500mg daily--if my sugar spiks to 375 can I take a 1 more pill 10 hr. later? ## if my sugar spikes to 375 can I take 1 more metform 500mg appox. 10 hrs. after my 1 daily dose ## Even after taking one tablet of glyciphase containing metformin if the reading continues at above 200 I think you should take additional tablet not glyciphase itself you should take on doctor's advice another like Trivolib 2 combination glimepiride, voglibose and metformin. ## Hello, Patty! How are you? You need to speak to your doctor about this issue. If your current dosage isn't controlling your blood sugar throughout the day, you may need a dosage adjustment, a time released formulation of the medication, or a different medication altogether. Do you watch what you eat to keep y... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Metformin.
Thu, Feb 13 '14, 10:03 AM
Metformin Prescription?
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Is it possible to get a prescription for Metforman/glucophage online or to find it online? I am worried, because I have been gaining weight rapidly this past year. I am morbidly obese, and my doctors will not help me because my A1c was only 5.5. I am worried about type 2 diabetes, and I think my A1c is high enough that medicine may benefit me, even though I am technically not diabetic yet. I have read about diabetics who get their A1c below 5.5 with metformin, and there seem to be no adverse affects even when they continue taking the medicine at these levels. I am also having problems with ovulation and was recently diagnosed with endometrial hyperplasia, a condition associated with insulin resistance. I have been struggling to conceive for three years now. Ultrasound shows no evidence ... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Metformin.
Tue, Feb 25 '14, 5:58 PM
Metformin 500 mg reaction
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I took metformin 500 mg once a day for two days and had following reactions. Muscle weakness over both shoulders just once or twice a day, extreme thurst, increased hunger, confusion came and went.....as per doctors advise , I went to 1/2 the medicine, did better for a day- better digestion, frequent urination made me lose water weight but on the third day, I got those same system.... ## Hello, Sonal! How are you doing? It is normal to experience side effects, when you first start taking a medication, because your body needs to get used to it. They will usually wear off after about 4 weeks or so, once your body adjusts. This is working to lower you blood sugar, which means that it must have been high and it's actually elevated sugar levels that cause the thirst, hunger and increased... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Metformin.
Wed, Mar 26 '14, 11:08 AM
identify metformin hcl er
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I have some white oblong white tablets scored on one side and printed M525 on the other. I believe these are Ascend Labs Metformin HCL ER 500 mg tablets from a couple of months ago that I didnt finish up when I got my refill prescription. They also could be a different brand that the pharmacy used to fill my prescription. ## These tablets are manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list them as containing 120mgs of Diltiazem. The FDA classifies this medication as a calcium channel blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Thu, Mar 26 '15, 11:49 AM
Metformin 500mg Tab Sandoz
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I take this medication, but i am having trouble keeping my sugar down. It has been running high for a few weeks. The question is- can I take more Metformin to regulate my sugar. It is highest at night. I take 2 per day which is whatis prescribe. Can I also take one before I go to bed? ## Just add Fenfuro in your existing medicinal regime and feel the results within 3-6 months. ## I wouldn't suggest changing your medication, without first consulting your doctor. They are the ones who will best know how to help you with your problem. Another thing that you have to take in consideration is your diet, if you are still continuing to just eat whatever you want, including foods that contain high amounts of fats and sugars, you can't expect this medication to be able to completely contr... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Fri, Dec 19 '14, 9:26 PM
Vidagliptin And Metformin
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I am a patient of diabetes type II I used Novomix 30 28 units in the morning and 26 units in the evening with vidagliptin and metforminm 50/850, deplatt 75. my fasting sugar level is not below 280-320 and microalbuminuria in the urine is high and also I am a patient of MI ## Wow, I'm sorry you're having such problems. However, in addition to the medications, how careful are you with your diet and what you eat and drink? Learn more Diabetes details here. Both sugars and fats can cause elevation in your blood sugar levels, so you have to keep both of them to a minimum in your diet. Do you also exercise regularly? That is also a very important part of lowering your blood sugar as much as possible. ...
Updated 3 years ago in Metformin.
Wed, Jan 30 '13, 2:51 PM
Metformin 500mg Tab Sandoz?
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Are the metformin 500mg tab sandoz used to control high blood sugar? ## Hello, Based on my research, Metformin belongs to the class of medications called "oral hypoglycemics", which are medications that lower blood sugar. It is used to control blood glucose (blood sugar) for people with type 2 diabetes. It is used when diet, exercise, and weight reduction have not been found to lower blood glucose well enough on their own. Metformin works by reducing the amount of glucose made by the liver and by making it easier for glucose to enter into the tissues of the body. Metformin has been found to be especially useful in delaying problems associated with diabetes for overweight people with diabetes. NOTE: studies have proved that a low fat raw vegan diet can reverse and cure diabetes t... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Metformin.
Sat, Mar 30 '13, 5:43 PM
metformin er 500mg by amneal
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I JUST GOT A REFILL ON MY METFORMIN. THE NEW NAME ON IT IS AMNEAL AND IT IS LIKE NOT TAKING ANYTHING AT ALL. MY SUGARS HAVE BEEN IN THE 340 RANGE. MY SUGARS HAVE NEVER BEEN THIS HIGH. I BELIEVE MY PREVIOUS BRAND NAME WAS EITHER SOLCO OR WATSON. ANY SUGGESTIONS AS TO WHAT I SHOULD DO? ## Hello, Dooda! How are you doing? Has there been any change? With sugar levels that high, you need to see your doctor. If the pills from Amneal aren't working for you, you may need to switch to a different medication for awhile. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Metformin as possibly including nausea, dizziness, flatulence, stomach pain and hypoglycemia. Are you on any other medications? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Tue, May 26 '15, 3:21 PM
What is the effect of Metformin
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I am a type II diabetic, and I use metformin since a year and have, there was a lack of glucophase, and my doctor told me that i can use the metform which has the same mollecul than glucophase, but i remark 3 month having leak of memory, i will take to me longer time to tell a name of some i know. For example at the death of Miss Tacher from UK, i forgot complely her name , and i am a high graduate this could nothapen to me normally ...
Updated 3 years ago in Metformin.
Mon, Apr 15 '13, 9:05 AM
Metformin tinnitus/hearing loss
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Doctor put me on Metformin, two days after I started experiencing severe stomach pain and tinnitus in one ear. Went to ER, told it was side effects of this drug. I stopped taking Metformin. The stomach pain stopped but I still after 7 days have the tinnitus in my ear. I have read several forums that talk about ringing in the ears while on this medication. I started taking B12 to see if that would help but nothing so far. Has anyone experienced hearing loss after or while taking Metformin? My doctor never told me of this side effect. I think it should be shown as a definite side effect of this drug. ## Hello, Bill! How are you? Yes, those can be side effects of this medication, however, they can also be side effects of uncontrolled diabetes and high blood pressure, as reported by the NIH... ...
Updated 9 months ago in Metformin.
Sun, Feb 28 '16, 7:59 PM
metformin ER metform 500mg by Teva
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white,oval,48 on one side 93 on other side. Is not scored, made by Teva. Can I cut in half? I've not used this brand before. It doesn't have the taste of usual tablet made by APOT. ## my metformin by teva smells and taste like a dead mouse, ## I had the dead mouse and the major fish. I stopped because of stomach pain from the chinese manu that seemed to win all the local contracts. High A1C as a result of these games. ## To clear up some things asked about or mentioned in these posts… No, it is not safe to cut any tablet that is time released, as denoted by the ER in the first post. Doing say may result in your getting too much of the medication, at once, which could lead to overdose. However, the tablet made by Teva with the 93 48 marking is not a time release... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Metformin.
Fri, Mar 08 '13, 3:10 PM
is metformin hcl 500 mg a water pill
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I have been taking metformin 500 for a year is this a water pill? ## No, it is Not a water pill. Metformin, brand name Glucophage, is used to control high blood sugar. ## BL is correct, Metformin is not a water pill. It is a diabetic medication in the biguanide class that is indicated for the treatment of diabetes, type 2, polycystic ovary syndrome, female infertility, and insulin resistance syndrome. Metformin works by suppressing glucose production by the liver and is the only antidiabetic drug that has been conclusively shown to prevent the cardiovascular complications of diabetes. It helps reduce LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels, and is not associated with weight gain. As of 2010, metformin is one of only two oral antidiabetics in the World Health Organization Model List of E... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Metformin.
Sat, Jul 27 '13, 1:34 PM
bisocor and metformin side effects
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I am 71 but very active, I am also diabetic type 2 and take metformin and glibencizide every morning and evening. My doctor gave me lisinopril 10mg and bisocor 2.5 mg (half a tablet) for high blood pressure, I am keeping it at approx 125/75 with this medicine. My blood sugar is between 5 and 7 mml and my blood tests are okay. I have had a stress testfor my heart and that was okay, I am overweight at 110kg but am trying to lose weight. I feel shaky inside and lacklustre, could my medicine be causing a reaction. Every time I see my doctor, he sends me for tests and basically they all come back okay. I am not a whining hypochondriac, just a normal guy who would like to feel normal. I live in Zimbabwe where the medical facilities are not that great. ...
Updated 2 years ago in Metformin.
Fri, Feb 07 '14, 10:03 AM
Metformin Hcl 500mg Tab Side Effects
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I was recently switched from Glyburid-Metformin to Metformin HCL 500 MG - I have been experiencing frequent migrane headaches (daily) and have put on over 5 lbs in 2 weeks. Also my blood sugar numbers are higher especially in the morning. Only benefit is that there have been no more low readings. ## Have you consulted your doctor? Suddenly stopping any medication that you've been taking for a long period of time may result in some withdrawal and rebound effects, which may explain your symptoms, but you should talk to your doctor about it, to be certain. Has there been any improvement, yet? ## I switched back two days ago. Headaches still happening but not nearly as severe. Low sugar reading happened once. ...
Updated 4 years ago in Metformin.
Mon, Apr 09 '12, 1:08 PM

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