Diabetes

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Diabetes Overview

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly known as just diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a high blood sugar level over a prolonged period of time.[11] Symptoms often include frequent urination, increased thirst and increased appetite.[2] If left untreated, diabetes can cause many health complications.[2] Acute complications can include diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state, or death.[3] Seriou...

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White round pill with black type number 4

Pill is worn, can only make out the last number which is 4. there appears to be a couple characters/numbers before the 4. Can not make out anything on reverse side. no imprints or scores. only the black type number/lettering. ## It's rather hard, without knowing the complete imprint, however, I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. Does anyone else have any ideas? ## It's white round with a black 4 on it ## Hmmm, seems likely to be a Glipizide tablet manufactured by Zydus (NDC 68382-0337). Does it look like the following image? More: DailyMed ## What dose is this glipizide pill? 5mg or 10mg ## It's reportedly 10mg

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metformin smell

why does it smell like fish? ## I got my script refilled the other day and the new one smells like fish too! My first bottle (different manufact) did not smell like fish. Beginning to wonder if it is of good quaility ## It is an odor from one of the fillers they use in making the medication, nothing to worry about. Since each company that makes the generic version of med can use different fillers, then some might have the odor and some won't. ## Yes, it is too something to worry about! With all the horrible cheap fillers being used these days by money grubbing foreign countrues - killing our animals and probably us too. The brand I got from Walgreens is fine - even old pills dont take on a smell. But the cheap kind sold by Walmart and as I know of, Strogers hospital in chicago smell...

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Side effects of Wegovy / Diarrhea

Does anyone have experience with Wegovy side effects, how long they last etc? ## Diarrhea is listed by the FDA as a very common side effect of Wegovy, along with headache, dizziness, bloating, and heartburn. Ref: Medline Plus Wegovy Side effects typically hit their peak at around 4 to 6 weeks, after starting a medication at a steady dose, then taper off in severity. Has anyone else that's been taking this medication experienced side effects? ## I think the diarrhea is happening less. That may be because I eat almost nothing. I’m afraid if I eat regular meals I will poop and throw up.

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I Cannot Afford My Insulin No Insurance Can Anybody Have Any Suggestions Help Please

I am 55 yaps old lost my lips insurance I have been buying from the street by I need novalog and landis I also take medforum I am starting to get side effects ## Hello Cindy! How do you do? I am a pharmacist and maybe I could give you some tips. Can you give me more informations about your meds? Dosage, how much you take per day, etc... Regards! ## Hello, Cindy! I am very sorry about what you're dealing with, medications are far too expensive. There is an assistance program for Novolog, you can find the details on the Manufacturer's Website here. There are also some programs to help those that need Lantus, you can find that information here. As to the Metformin, there are generics available, and your pharmacy may know of additional savings that can help you. Some states have ass...

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Duromine, Glucophage and Toplep for losing weight

A professor from the North has prescribed Duromine, Glucophage 1000mg 2x per day and Toplep to lose weight. What do you guys think about that? I am almost 70 yrs of age and have gained like 7kg after a hip replacement. I need to lose weight again seriously because I have problems with my back/discs that are disintegrating and the extra weight can't do it any good. Please let me know before I buy the stuff. ## Did this work for you?

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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 [email protected] 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...

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Long term use of Jardiance

Well, I have been on Jardiance for 4 months now. I have lost 42 pounds. I have reduced meds. But I have to say, I am peeing every hour, and am fairly incontinent. I also have a funny ashy taste in my mouth. Is there anybody else out there on this stuff? ## Hello, Rebecca! How are you? I'm sorry about the side effects that you're experiencing. As listed by the FDA, Jardiance is used to treat type 2 diabetes and help boost weight loss. The increased urination is normal, that's how the medication eliminated the excess sugars from the body, other side effects may include nausea, hypotension, UTIs and hypoglycemia. What dosage are you on? You may need an adjustment, if it's pushing you to the point where you are experiencing incontinence. ## I go back to the doctor next week....

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Carmellose sodium inactive ingredient

As a inactive ingredient in my diabetes med, can it cause severe stomachache, diarrhea, and vomiting? ## Those can be side effects of most diabetes medications, regardless of the inactive ingredients, according to FDA reports. You can read some details on most of them on the Mayo Clinic site. You may also experience headache, and hypoglycemia. Which medication are you taking? Are you on any other medications? ## Have had symptoms on metex xr but not with diabex

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Ovacare tablet for men

What is the use of ovacare tablet for men with diabetes and high blood pressure?

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Glycomet 1 gm or Glycomet 1Gm (XR/SR) - Difference

I am now taking GLIZID 80 mg two tabs twice a day and Glycoment 850mg one tab twice a day plus Acarbose 50 mg twice a day. Now doctor advises me to take Glycomet 1gm in place of Glycomet 850gm . I find that Gycomet 1mg is in the XR form. How much metformin does Glycomet 1gm contain? What is the benefit of switching over to Gycomet 1gm (Extended Release)? Would it help more than Metformin 850gm (Regular)? Moreover, no metformin tablet 1gm without being in SR/XR form is vailable in the market. Kindly advise ## Is there any difference between glycomet 1gm and glycomet Sr 1gm. Doctor has prescribed me glycomet Sr 1gm but it is not available in the market. Only glycomet 1gm is available. Can I take glycomet 1gm instead of glycomet 1gm Sr? ## The XR/SR designation means that it is time releas...

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