Diabetes

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Diabetes Overview

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.[7] Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger.[2] If left untreated, diabetes can cause many complications.[2] Acute complications can include diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state, or death.[3] Serious long-term complications include cardiovascular disease, stroke,...

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oblong white 142 not scored
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I foung a white oblong non scored tablet with 142 imprinted on one side and blank on the other side...what is it? ## This tablet contains 500mgs of Metformin CR, a generic for Glucophage XR, this is an oral antidiabetic medication. Common side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, diarrhea and flatulence. You can read more on it here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## Are there any generic brands of Vicodin that are non-scored, white, oblong and imprinted with 142? ## Are there any generic forms of Vicodin With the imprint 142. It was in with my grandmas pills with Vicodin name brand and it looks exact except no score line. The bottle was 7 years old.
Updated 50 minutes ago in Metformin.
 
Oval Orange/Peach Colored Pill With RDY 3 | 20
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Hello to you all. If I may ask, what is a small oval tablet/pill that's light orange or peach in color with RDY on one side & 3 | 20 on the other side? ## An orange oval pill with RDY on one side and 3 | 20 on the other is reportedly identified as Glimepiride (1 mg), used for treating type-2 diabetes. For verification, the manufacturer is listed as Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories and the pill itself carries a National Drug Code of 54458-968. I hope this helps!
Updated 4 days ago in Glimepiride.
 
Teva 5728 pill uses
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What is this medication used for? Is it in the drug class of lastix? And is it used to help with diabetes / fluid retention? If not, what can be used for fluid retention and major swelling? Also, what's the name brand name? Please reply ASAP. {edited for privacy}. Thank you.
Updated 4 days ago.
 
oncosten vial side effects
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How do you use oncosten vial? What are its side effects? How many doses are typically required? My age is 42. ## I want to know if a person had low sperm counts which later on increased (by using medicine) from 15 million to 50 million, but then started diminishing and is now nil, can he again increase the count and motility by using ONCOSTEN VIALS? The age of the man is 60 and he is diabetic. ## Please let me know Oncosten's mode of action and its side effects. It is used in the treatment of male infertility.
Updated 4 days ago.
 
white pill imprinted with GLI30
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Please help. I located one white tablet shaped pill. Blank on one side, other has GLI30. Thank you. ## MINT-GLICLAZIDE (gliclazide) 30mg : generic of diamicron It is used for the treatment of diabetes.
Updated 5 days ago.
 
Glycomet 500 Mg Side Effects
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my mother has been prescribed Glycomet 500 mg. But after she has started the medicine, she is experiencing problem of Piles. Is this problem related to glycomet ## Glycomet contains the active ingredient Metformin, it is an oral antidiabetic agent, used to help lower or control blood sugar. It is not known to cause hemorrhoids. Has she consulted her doctor? It is difficult to say how any medication will affect any individual and thus, it may or may not be related. It could also be due to dietary changes, if she's had to adjust what she eats, due to being diabetic. If she's been constipated, at all, and straining to have bowels movements, that may be contributing to the problem. ## effects of glycomet on pregnancy ## i was given glycomet 500mg but soon problem started wth me that...
Updated 5 days ago in Metformin.
 
Glipizide ER wpi 845
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Tiny white pill. Is it the same as Glipizide ER 873? Are they both 10mg? Are they both ER? ## Research I have gathered shows both pills to be ER (extended release) as well as 10 mg each. Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... ## Why can't I get Glipizide ER 10mg with inscription wpi 845 from Walgreen pharmacy anymore? They are dispensing glipizide ER 10mg with an inscription which I cannot tolerate without side effects. ## I have been taking Watson's Glipizide for about a year. The first prescription worked really well. The past two prescriptions have raised my blood sugar level severely. Are there different firms making this pill, and how do I get the original medicine that worked for me? ## I hope I'm in the right place. Since ...
Updated 6 days ago in Glipizide.
 
Metformin 500mg Tab Side Effects
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I have been on this drug for almost 4 weeks now. I have had diahrea really bad. It is always like water. Everything I eat goes straight through. I have been taking anti diarhea pills with no help. I have lost ten pounds. Is this normal and what can i do for it? ## I stopped taking metformin about 2 years ago because of diarhrea and also the fact that I wanted to completely control my diabetes with diet only. Diet did work somewhat but did not put my blood sugar numbers into the "normal zone". I began taking metformin again recently to further reduce my blood sugar and to lose weight. As long as I eat NO SUGAR, NO BREAD, NO RICE, NO POTATOES, NO PASTA AND NO RICE - I never have diarhea now. LOW CARB IS THE WAY TO GO IF YOU HAVE DIABETES. ## Yes, the diarrhea can be a normal side ...
Updated 7 days ago in Metformin.
 
is sambong releaf forte good for UTI
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how many tabs should be taken to treat UTI? ## nothing ## I am afraid that this seems to be an over the counter supplement touted as a drug alternative for urinary problems. That said, it is, therefore, not proven to actually help with anything. I can't even find information on what it contains or exactly what they recommend you use it to treat or prevent. Urinary tract infections normally require an antibiotic, which is prescribed by your doctor, according to the type and severity of the infection. Have you consulted a doctor regarding the use of this or your possible need for an antibiotic? Self-treatment could result in a more severe infection and illness than what you are already dealing with. I am going to try to see if I can find any more information on this. Is there anything...
Updated 7 days ago in Ofloxacin.
 
amaryl 1 mg before breakfast & galvus met 50/500 after lunch.
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I am suffering from Diabetes Type II from last 4 month. My blood sugar label is then Fasting 207 & PP is 327. I go to a MD doctor. He prescribe me. amryl 1 mg before breakfast & Galvs Met 50/500 just after lunch. Now i test my sugger laber. Fasting is - 90 & PP is 109. Can i stop any of these medicines. or suggest me any alternative Medicine or reduce these medicine? ## I am suffering from Diabetes Type II from last 9 years. My blood sugar label is then Fasting 270 & PP is 327. I go to a MD doctor. He prescribe me. after breakfast Galvs Met 50/500 and after dinner one tablat galvs Met 50.500 . also prescribe Ryzodag insulin 35 unit before breake fast and 30 unit after before dinner.Now i test my sugger laber. Fasting is - 270-280 & PP is 330.what to do. Can i stop an...
Updated 7 days ago in Amaryl.
 

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