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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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Tablet for congestive heart failure ## I Have PCOS and I am taking metformin for it but my physician gave me a priscription for Spironolactone for the facial hair will this eliminate the facial hair and should I be worried about lossing my hair on my head. I am also worried about the side effects of diarreah the metformin already upsets my stomach. ## Spironolactone is a potassium sparing diuretic, and an aldosterone agonist, so it is used to help remove fluid from the body, to treat conditions such as congestive heart failure, high blood pressure, edema, and yes, it can also help with excess facial hair, or hirsutism. No, it should not cause hair loss on your head. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, increased urination, hypotension, and heart...

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what is gelmicin cream used for

I have boils on the lower part of my stomach, do you think gelmicin will be good for that ## Hello, Traviesa! How are you? It really depends on what's causing them. Have you had them checked out? How big are they? How often do you get them? There is a steroid in Gelmicin, so it could actually make them worse, in some cases. ## Yes I have had them checked out my doctor says its because I dont have my diabetes controled, there like quarter size and sometimes ill get them about four times a month. And ill ask my doctor about this medication thank you very much for your response, I appreciate it, once again thank you and god bless you ## Hello . Well I had a boil right on my stomach too that wouldn’t go away for two months and it helping me a lot . It stopped the pain and it...

Jardiance and yeast infections

I was taking Jardiance 10 mg at night before bed, it did keep my sugar down. Now I take metformin in the morning and radiance 25 mg before bed. I haven't had a yeast infection in years, and wondered if anyone else is experiencing this kind of reaction? ## Hello, Christy! How are you? What have your blood sugar levels been? Women with diabetes often experience yeast infections, when their sugars are out of control, as reported by the NIH. Thus, it may be more due to having it under better control. Can any other women who are diabetic chime in? ## I've been taking 25mg X11 wk. Yesterday I noticed itching. Sugars around 130 in am, decreasing to 90-100 during the day. Going to try probiotics. I came off actos due to 20lb weight gain. I also take metformin 500 twice a day. I'm lo...

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Glycomet Trio 2

I am a diabetic patient taking Glycomat trio 2 mg morning and evening before meals, i would like to know any supplement need to take with this to avoid side effect. Please advice. Kumar ## Hi, Kumar! There's really nothing that's going to prevent all the possible side effects. You may not experience any of them, or you may experience them all, there's no way to know. Additionally, some supplements may interact with the medication, or could be substances you shouldn't take with your medical condition. What types of side effects have you been experiencing? ## My mother's doctor prescribed her the following medication to use (Glycomet trio 3): Metformin - 500 mg Voglibose - 0.3 mg Glimipride - 2 mg Is this combination of medication safe for her?

Buenas Tardes Deseo Saber Si Hay Efectos Secundarios Tomando Artribion Para La Persona Que Tiene Diabetes Y Presion Alta

BUENAS TARDES DESEO SABER SI HAY EFECTOS SECUNDARIOS AL TOMAR ARTRIBION,EN LAS PERSONAS QUE TIENEN DIABETES Y PRESION ALTA. LEJVD ## ¿Ha consultado a su médico? Atribion ​​es un suplemento alimenticio multivitamínico, se utiliza para prevenir o tratar las condiciones que pueden estar asociados con la falta de los nutrientes vitales que contiene. Por lo tanto, no debe haber nada de malo en tomar, a menos que usted es alérgico a algún ingrediente o su médico le ha indicado que no las tome. ## Quiero saber cuales son los efectos secundarios de la pastilla artribion

DBX-13 Information

I'm interested in dbx-13. Please send info and details on where I can get the product. Thank you. ## Where can I purchase this and get more info? I'm very interested because I'm a diabetic. ## Hello Harley, DBX-13 is reportedly an organic supplement used to help diabetes and obesity. The manufacturer claims that the supplement contains the following ingredients. - Vitamin C - Biotin - Chromium Aspartate - Garcinia Cambogia - Cinnamon - Bitter Melon - Betaine HCL - Banaba - Gynema Sylvestre - Fenugreek - Vanadium This supplement is not FDA approved and because of this most pharmacies and drug stores will not carry this supplement as it does not have a strong study showing it's effectiveness. Unfortunately I was unable to find any location or website that sells this supple...

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Glimy M2

I'm unable to digest Glimy m2... It is coming out along with stool as it is. Has this happened to anyone else? ## What if a non-diabetic 22 year old girl takes glimy m2? Is this dangerous? My friend consumed 2 tabs now, mistaking it as another one.

is metformin a blood thinner

Is or isn't metformin considered a blood thinner for surgical purposes? I'm having a medical device inserted under my skin in my back to control incontinence. ## No, this medication is used to help control blood sugar levels. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, flatulence, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Metformin is ALWAYS on the list of meds to discontinue before surgery, if you have surgery upcoming. ## That is a diabetic medication to bring sugar levels down

Updated in Metformin
What Is This A Round White Pill With Z On One Side And 70 The Other

round white it has the letter z on one side and the number 70 on the other side ## This tablet contains 500mgs of Metformin, which is an oral antidiabetic agent that's used to help lower and control blood sugar. Learn more Metformin details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## That is just what I wanted to hear. Thank you so much, it saved me a trip to my pharmacy and feeling more embarrased then asking my computer. Metformin. ## Is it possible that w@lgree n s gave me these pills as Somas? Round white with 70 on one side and z on the other? ## Is this round white pill with 23550 on itIs this sometimesprescribed replacing somas ## What is white round pill with a big letter Z on one side? ## Please help. Me. My dr told me my somas wasn't I'm urine now I'm wond...

Updated in Metformin
Jardiance and weight loss

I just recently started on Jardiance to assist in stabilizing blood sugar. I have Type 2 diabetes and struggle in keeping my A1C within normal range. This drug was added to help reduce sugar and possible weight loss. I am wondering what type of weight loss people are experiencing and what side effects if any. I am only on this med 5 days so far but urinating frequently, does it slow down after some time? That's what my doc said. Thanks. ## Hi Sue, I have not tried the medication known as Jardiance (empagliflozin) for stabilizing blood sugar levels, but did want to share a brief general list of side effects I came across, courtesy of the FDA [1]: - Hypotension (low blood pressure) - Impaired Renal Function - Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) - Genital Mycotic Infections - Urinary Tract ...

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