Diabetes

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Diabetes Overview

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly known as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a high blood sugar level over a prolonged period of time.[10] Symptoms often 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 c...

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metformin - geographic tongue

I have suffered greatly from oral pain that developed at the same time that I developed geographic tongue. Looking back this was chronologically related to the time that I started taking metformin. Have there been any reports of linkage of this condition to metformin use? ## Hello, Leeanddash! How are you? No, I haven't been able to find any reports tying the two together. Have you discovered what's causing your pain? ## Any updates since then? I’m having this geographic tongue since I stopped metformin a few days ago.

Updated in Metformin
Metanx Over The Counter

Is "over the counter" Metanx as effective as the prescription version? ## Hi Lynn, Based on my research, Metanx is a combination of Folic acid (3 mg), B 6 (35 mg), and B 12 (2 mg). I don't think that it would be any less effective as long as the dosage is the same as what a doctor would prescribe. The only thing that might be different is the manufacturer- but that shouldn't have any major effect on the supplement other than the types of "inactive" ingredients used. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Metanx Details I hope this helps! ## I'm traveling to India in the near future. Can I buy Metanx capsules in India at retail price? If so, does it require a prescription or where I can buy in bulk prices over-the-counter? Thanks.

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insulin dosage to be used

what is the appropiate dosage for insulin intake for someone with 230mg glucose levels? ## do cheking of Sulfur level inside the Body, If it less ask doctor to prescribe for you something alike it may it contains in foods as Green Chills Or Get Goats kiddny meat cooked well with no salt added peper or Red chiles /if un comfort of Hot chiles please take some mints chews or take strepls to cool froom itches of bodies ## Sulfur mean H2 So ## your doctor should guide you on this. All depends on reading before meal,and after meal,for given dose. Say 130 before meal. A dose that would result in 190m after 2-hours is ok.If it was 230 after 2-hours increase your dosage everyday to keep ,the reading down,without going into low sugar that is 70-50. If feeling a HYPO take a teaspoon of sugar. But ...

Updated in Glucose
4435 white oblong pill hourglass and 500 on one side what is it

4435 white oblong with hourglass ## METFORMIN (Glucophage® XR, Fortamet®, Glumetza™) is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. Treatment is combined with a balanced diet and exercise. This medicine lowers blood sugar and helps your body to use insulin more efficiently. It is sometimes used with other medicines for diabetes. Generic metformin extended-release tablets are available ## To add some specifics it contains 500mgs of Metformin, in a time released formulation. NDC: 00172-4435 The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, weight changes, dizziness, and hypoglycemia. Is there anything I can help with?

Updated in Metformin
Glyburide for diabetes

Anti-diabetic medication information ## I have been using Glyburide 5mg since December of 2004. Three months ago in April of 2005 I have been noticing some muscle pain and fatigue has anyone notice this from this drug? I also use Gemfibrozil in conjunction with Glyburide. ## Yes, Glyburide is used to help lower, and control blood sugar levels. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, and hypoglycemia. It could cause such symptoms, if your blood sugar is dropping too low. How often do you check your level? How long have you been taking the Gemfibrozil? It is used to help lower cholesterol, and it is better known for causing muscle pain, fatigue, and weakness as side effects.

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Effects of Wate-On

I feel to skinny my boyfriend wants me to add more flesh so I want to take the drug but am scared coz of side effect ## Just eat lots of McDonalds And very soon your hips and butt will be so big you can't fit through the door. ## Where in Vineland New Jersey can I purchase Wate-On weight gain supplement? ## Hello Sappikay, Due to the fact that this is a supplement, primarily marketed in the UK, and not a controlled drug Wate-On is not regulated by the FDA. Listed below is the reported possible side effects related to Wate-On. Vitamin deficiency Low blood glucose Hypercholesterolemia Atheroma Atherosclerosis They also state that there may be additional side effects the manufacturer does not list. It is also worth mentioning that there are no definitive case studies showing that this ...

Updated in Glucose
dolo neurobion N

oval red tablet ## For very long time I have being suffering a constant strong pain on my right thigh upper surface from the upper part up to my knee. I have being sumited to all kind of tests and medications treatment, but until now nobody knows exsactly where this pain come from. I am diabetic and they think it is Neuropathy . A friend of my told me about Dolo-Neurobion N and I want to get as much information as possible about this medication . Thanks. ## Well, Dolo-Neurobion is NOT a medication, it is a vitamin touted to help with many conditions, but this isn't proven. ## Well in 2003 my mom was diagnose with a pinch nerv in the lower spine. She bought and use every medicine the doctors prescribe her but nothing seems to work. When the doctors started to talk about blocking the ...

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DBX-13 scam

In January 2013 - I recently purchased a subscription to the Health Sciences Institute (HSI) newsletter and got the book "Miracles from the Vault." I scoured the pages to find DBX-13 which they advertised as the diabetes miracle cure, and couldn't find it anywhere. I called HSI, and after three attempts and by threatening to take them to court for false advertising, a response finally came by email. DBX-13 is called X-Cravings. But get this... it is no longer being manufactured. X-Cravings appears to be a formula to help you stop craving food... a diet product... and I guess they apparently felt this would help you lose weight which would help your diabetes. I placed a call to the manufacturer of X-Cravings, Nutricology. Tel: (800)545-9960 who claims they don't know that...

Updated in Metformin
Rxp 500 White Pill

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 ## Is this pill a pain medicine?

Updated in Metformin
Glimaday Forte

With Gimaday Forte, My fasting sugar is 145 & PP sugar is 128.My HBA1c is 6.5.What should I do to bring down my fasting sugar to with in normal limits? ## Glimaday Forte contains the active ingredients Glipizide and Metformin, which are oral antidiabetic medications, used to help lower and control blood sugar. As to the fasting blood sugar, how long were you fasting? It is normal, when someone is a diabetic and fasts for a long period of time, for their blood sugar to raise, as the body is trying to then burn existing sugar stores for energy and a reading of 145 is not really unusual in such instances. A prolonged fast caused a kind of bouncing with blood sugar levels. After an initial period of time, your sugar will start to drop, but then it will eventually raise up, when, as I st...

Updated in Glipizide

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