Metformin Hcl 500 Mg Tab

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Metformin Hcl 500mg Tab
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Hi Dose metformin 500 mg come in diffrent sizes please let me know ## Did you mean the size of the pill or the dosage? In either case, the answer is actually yes. This is a generic medication, which is used to treat Diabetes, not a name brand, so it is manufactured by many different companies and the size and shape of the tablets can vary from company to company. It is also available in several different dosages, to help someone get their blood sugar levels under control. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I am diabetic and having gout pains also taking metformin SR 500mg, Febuxostat-40 daily.Pl suggest daily diet chart. ## HELLO MY PILL HAS 93 ON ONE SIDE 48 ON OTHER MY DOCTOR JUST UP MY DOSAGE .FROM 2 A DAY TO 4 IS THIS MED FOR CONTROLLING MY DIABETES .AND ALSO WHN IS THE BEST... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Metformin.
Wed, Jul 17 '13, 8:20 AM
Metformin Hcl 500 Mg Tab
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I have ulcerative colitus and now have been given Metformin 500mg to lower my glucose readings. Since starting the Metformin I have had very loose bowel movements. Should I stop the Metformin? Thanks ## Letting your blood sugar levels continue out of control can cause far more serious complications than diarrhea. How long have you been taking the Metformin? Diarrhea can be a side effects, along with nausea and flatulence, but normally these should hit their peak at around 4 to 6 weeks of use and then start to taper off in severity. Have you consulted your doctor? There may be something you can take to help with the issue. If you are diabetic, it is very important not to stop this medication, unless your doctor instructs you to do so. ## find pills in my metformin,it has a z on front and... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Metformin.
Mon, Jan 28 '13, 7:26 AM
metformin hcl 500 mg
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SIDE AFFECT OF METFORMIN HCL500MG TAB ## Metformin, a generic for Glucophage, is used to treat Diabetes. Side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and headache. You can read more here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## how safe is it to take metformin hcl 500mg with hydrochlorot 12.5mg,prednisone,levothyroxin 50mcg ? ## Well, only your doctor can decide if it is appropriate and safe for you to use any certain combination of medications. Are they aware of what all you are taking? Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic, used to help control blood pressure and edema. Prednisone is a corticosteroid, used to treat allergic reactions, pain and inflammation. Levothyroxine is a thyroid hormone. As to possible interactions, the use of the Levothyroxine and the Prednisone ma... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Metformin.
Fri, Jul 08 '16, 3:13 PM
Metformin Hcl 500 Mg Tablets
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I just got my RX for metformin Hcl 500 mg. tablets. I am confused as to when is the best time of day for me to take it. Should I take it in the morning, or, at night before bed? Do I need to take it on an empty stomach, or, with food? ## Ideally, it should usually be taken in the morning, just before a meal, that way it has time to start working to help lower your blood sugar by the time your body starts digesting your meal. Learn more Metformin details here. Didn't your doctor or pharmacist provide any instructions? ## My Dr. said to take it in the morning, but, the printout that comes with prescriptions said to take with dinner. So, I was confused. It makes more since to take it in the A.M. Thanx for your input. ...
Updated 4 years ago in Metformin.
Thu, Aug 16 '12, 2:39 PM
metformin 500mg er tab
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Anyone that has questions about their medication, should always consult with their Pharmacist they are a wealth of information. ## I have been taking metformin hcl 500 mg tab. My prescription looks different. The round white tablet has I45 on one side. Is this metformin hci 500? ## I'm taking Metformin Hcl Er 500mg tablet, and my husband i taking Metformin HCL 500mg tablet , is ther any different in the medication ## They are a wealth of information, or it may be better to say that they should be, because not all of them make themselves available to help customers with questions, especially in some of the larger chain stores that have a lot of customers. Enid, the ER designates yours as being a time released formulation and since there's no ER, SR, XR, CR or etc. listed with his... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Metformin.
Tue, Apr 23 '13, 12:53 PM
Metformin Hcl Tab 500 Mg Round White
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MetforminHcl tab 500mg Round white with z on one side and 70 on the other. Is this the correct pill? medco ## Yes, this tablet does contain 500mgs of the oral antidiabetic medication Metformin, which is used to help lower and control blood sugar. Side effects may include: nausea, headache, flatulence and stomach pain. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## my metformin was round but now is football-shaped with the numerals 63 on one side and 48 on the other. The manufacturer is TEVA. Is this the same as the round pill? ...
Updated 4 years ago in Metformin.
Sun, Jul 08 '12, 6:56 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 5 years ago in Metformin.
Mon, Apr 09 '12, 1:08 PM
Metformin Hcl 500 Mg Side Effects
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can i use tab.Metformin for weight reduction? i wanted to know the side effects of Metformin ## I wouldn't count on using an anti-diabetic drug for weight loss. Your best bet is a healthy change in eating habits and regular exercise. A pill won't lose the weight for you. Sorry to sound blunt, but it would be ignorant to think otherwise. As far as side effects go...the most common adverse effect of metformin is gastrointestinal upset, including diarrhea, cramps, nausea, vomiting and increased flatulence; metformin is more commonly associated with gastrointestinal side-effects than most other anti-diabetic drugs. The most serious potential side-effect of metformin use is lactic acidosis; this complication is very rare, and the vast majority of these cases seem to be related to com... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Metformin.
Mon, Mar 06 '17, 4:14 PM
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White oval shaped tablet scored with 93 on one side and 7267 on back ## Located a match it's Metformin hydrochloride ER 500 mg, which is the first-line drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in overweight and obese people and those with normal kidney function, and evidence suggests it may be the best choice for people with heart failure. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Pleae post back if you do. ## Metformin (INN; trade names Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Riomet, Fortamet, Glumetza, Obimet, Dianben, Diabex, Diaformin, and others) (pronounced /mtfrmn/) is an oral anti-diabetic drug from the biguanide class. It is the first-line drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in overweight and obese p... ...
Updated 7 years ago in Metformin.
Wed, Nov 11 '09, 7:13 PM
metformin 500mg sandoz
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a round tablet with GP 124 on one side and blank on the other side ## Yes, that is correct, this does contain 500mgs of Metformin, used to treat Type 2 diabetes. Common side effects can include: nausea, flatulence, low blood sugar and diarrhea. You can read more about the medication here: Do you have any questions? ## What is the difference between Metformin HCL 500mg (round tab with GP 124) and Metformin HCL 500mg ER ( oval tab with 142)?Is the first one not ER? ## what is the difference between Metformin HCL XR 500 and metformin 500mg tab sandoz? ## what is the difference between Metformin HCL XR 500mg tab and Metformin 500 mg tab Sandoz? ## I take 500mg of metformin for blood sugar-diabetes and biotin 5000mg for my very soft nails and weak hair. My ? Is are there any reaction to this... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Metformin.
Wed, Jul 18 '12, 6:37 AM
Metformin Hcl 500 Mg does it +up to 1000er
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Is two 500 hcl metformin the same as 1000 er ## Hi tam, Not entirely. While the dosage certainly adds up to 1000mg, there is still a big difference between immediate release formulas and extended (time-released) formulas. The time-released tablets are more geared towards 24 hour - around the clock pain relief; while the standard immediate release tabs are said to be more ideal for short term pain management patients. Whether you take 500mg or 1000mg of Metformin, the time-release effect will always outlast the immediate release effect in terms of longer pain relief (although some patients claim the immediate release formula to have a stronger effect, since it hits you all at once, per say). I hope this explanation helps! ## Only if they are also time released, since you listed ER by the... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Metformin.
Wed, Sep 26 '12, 12:53 PM
metformin a12
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im from canada. im here visiting. im a diebectic type 2. i have been using mefformin hcl 500. im done with my pills but have metformin a 12. are they both the same pills? ## Hello, Rosemary! How are you? Yes, the tablets with that marking contain 500mgs of a regular release Metformin. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I just got a refill of my metformin HCL 500 mg tabs and noticed a very strong odor coming from them when I open the bottle (never smelled any odor prior - been taking for several yrs). I'm trying to find out if this can be normal. Also never noticed the markings before....the tab is round with an A on one side and a 12 on the other. Is it possible I was given the wrong medication? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Sun, Nov 08 '15, 6:59 AM
Is GLYB/Metform 5- 500 the same has Metformin hcl 500mg
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I have two medications one is the GLYB/Metform 5-500 mg and the other is Metformin hcl 500 mg. I only use the Metformin hcl 500 mg only. Can I use the Glyb/metform when I am done with the metformin hcl ## What is the difference (if any) in Metformin HCL TABS 500MG 93/48 and Metformin HCL TABS 500 MG APO500/MET ## can I substitute glyb metformin with metformin for a few days? ## No, you shouldn't change your medication to the one with Glyburide and Metformin, unless you have your doctor's approval to do so. The addition of the Glyburide may not be safe for you, or it may cause your blood sugar to go too low. Learn more Glyburide details here and you can learn more Metformin details here. And in regards to the question from Jerry, there is no difference, they have just been manufa... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Metformin.
Tue, May 21 '13, 4:02 PM
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 2 years ago in Metformin.
Thu, Mar 26 '15, 11:49 AM
what is the difference between metformin hcl and tab her
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I have 2 different refills from 2 different pharmacys. One says metformin HCL 1000 mg and the other says metformin 1000 mg tab her . What's the difference of any ## Hello, Connie! How are you? There is no difference in the medication, from what you've listed. The one with tab her after it just designates them as tablets from that manufacturer and these details were left off of the other bottle. Is there anything else I can help with? ## what is the difference between Metformin 500mg TAB HER and 500 TAB ZYD... I was taking tab her just refill and notice the change ## What is it for metforim hcl 1000 ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Mon, Mar 21 '16, 3:01 PM
New Metformin Patient
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I just started Metformin HCL ER 500 MG tablets this week. I have been taking one a day for this week and then will start taking two a day. I have been diagnosed with Hyperinsulinemia. I have been tired for going on 2 years now and have been begging someone to figure out why. I know it has only been a few days so I'm not expecting a miracle right away but just wondering how long it might take for me to start feeling a little better? I decided on my own to begin with one a day for a week and build up to 2 a day after reading many articles that it can be hard on your stomach. I am just so tired of being tired all the time! ## Hello, Melonie! How are you? Once you're taking the prescribed dose, it will likely take a couple weeks, before you begin to see results. This medication does... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Metformin.
Tue, Apr 21 '15, 3:44 PM
What Is The Difference Between Metformin Hcl Er And Meformin
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what is the difference between Metformin Hcl Er and Metformin Hcl ## The ER stands for extended release, which means that it has been specially formulated to slowly release over a certain period of time, which can help give some people better blood sugar control. The other is just a regular release formulation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can the regular release and ER (extended release) be interchanged? ## What is the difference between metformin tab her and zyd ## What is the difference in metformin 500 mg HCL ER and metformin 500 ZYD ...
Updated 8 months ago in Metformin.
Sun, Aug 28 '16, 5:06 AM
patient program assistance for metformin
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Trying to get information for assistance for a Patient Assistance Program. The name of the drug is Metformin HCL 500 Mg Tablets. This is for my 84 yr old Mother. ## Metformin is on WalMart's $4 plan, which Target copys. At either place, you can get 30d for $4; at WalMart (maybe Target too, not sure) you can get 90d for $10 ## You can get it at Publix pharmacy free ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Sun, Apr 17 '16, 7:55 PM
Rxp 500 White Pill
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What is this pill called ## Based on the description provided, this is a Canadian medication by the name of Rhoxal-Metformin FC (500 mg); which is an oral anti-diabetic medication. "Each white, round, biconvex, film-coated tablet, embossed RXP 500 on one side and scored on the other side, contains 500 mg of metformin HCl." Learn More: Metformin Details If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you. ## thanks for the help ## can these pills cause stomach upset and higher daily sugar readings ## Z 70 round white in color is it a generic soma ## If your pill is Metformen, it helps with stability of blood sugar, but can have the side effect of gastrointestinal disturbances. IIRC ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Mon, May 23 '16, 11:30 AM
If A Tablet Is Scored Can You Cut It In Half For The Dose
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I have some Metformin Hcl 1000mg tablets. My dose has been reduced to 500 mg. Is it safe to cut the 1000mg ones in half? ## It is safe, as long as you weren't taking a time released formulation. This would be denoted on your prescription label by an abbreviation such as ER, XR or SR. There will usually also be a warning on them from the pharmacy that says do not crush or chew, swallow tablet whole. Metformin is an oral antidiabetic medication and may cause side effects, such as: nausea, headache, hypoglycemia and flatulence. More details: Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have a question. I split my metformin er in two and took it because I didn't know I wasn't supposed to. Will I be okay? ## Becky, it could result in your getting too much of the medication, at on... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Metformin.
Sun, May 08 '16, 12:02 PM

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