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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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Round pills with z 70 or 10

What pills are round and one side has either a 10 or 70 on it and the other side has a z on it? ## Hi Jessie, Are your pills white? If so then there are round white pills with 70 on one side and Z on the other. Those are Metformin 500 mg for treating type 2 diabetes (NDC 65841-809 among others). You can see an image of the pill on the product labeling from DailyMed. Inactive Ingredients: - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate - Polyethylene Glycols - Povidone - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Silicon Dioxide - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Can you please write back and indicate if this is the pill that you have?

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ar 500 round white pill

Or a backwards d r /500 round white kill what is it? ## Hello, Khloe! How are you? There is a tablet with a logo and 500 on it that matches this description, which is manufactured by Torrent Pharmaceuticals. They list it as containing 500mgs of Metformin. The FDA classifies this as an oral antidiabetic medications. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, flatulence, stomach pain and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## It is Paracetamol 500mg caplets, the British version of acetaminophen.... 500mg Tylenol!

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Metformin tinnitus/hearing loss

Doctor put me on Metformin, two days after I started experiencing severe stomach pain and tinnitus in one ear. Went to ER, told it was side effects of this drug. I stopped taking Metformin. The stomach pain stopped but I still after 7 days have the tinnitus in my ear. I have read several forums that talk about ringing in the ears while on this medication. I started taking B12 to see if that would help but nothing so far. Has anyone experienced hearing loss after or while taking Metformin? My doctor never told me of this side effect. I think it should be shown as a definite side effect of this drug. ## Hello, Bill! How are you? Yes, those can be side effects of this medication, however, they can also be side effects of uncontrolled diabetes and high blood pressure, as reported by the NIH...

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[country of origin for] METFORMIN HCL 500MG tablet SOLCO 43547 0248 50

What is the country of origin for METFORMIN HCL 500MG tablet SOLCO 43547-0248-50? Is it approved by American standards of manufacturing? My pharmacy, in the last year, no longer has Metformin HCL in its warehouse - too expensive, I understand. Therefore I am unable to get my prescription filled there. My problem is that I cannot - literally - stomach any other manufacturer's inactive ingredients. The diarrhea is continuous - all day long, and into the night. I'm drinking as much water as I can to prevent dehydration, but it comes out as fast as I can get it in. My pharmacy seems not to care whether or not I get the SOLCO manufactured medicine. They are going to begin using THEIR medicine of choice, regardless of what it does to my intestinal tract. Their attitude is: "SO WHA...

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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...

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Gemer 1 & Gemer 2

I am taking "GEMER 1" Tablets, as I am diaognised as "TYPE 2 Diabetes Patient", but its been now almost 10 Months & I feel very lazy at times during the day or night & my both legs pains. I take one tablet in the morning before Breakfast & one tablet in the night. Want your advise if I am taking the right medicine as priscribed by my Doctor or should I change my medication or should I increase my dosage. For 3 Months or so when my "GEMER 1" Tablets were finished, the doctor told me to take "GEMER 2", half in the morning & half in the night. Now as my stock of Gemer 1 has come, so I am again taking "GEMER 1". ## What has your doctor said about your going back to the Gemer 1 and about your other symptoms? What have your blood sugar l...

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Apple cider vinegar with metoprolol, aspirin and metformin for htn dyspnea

I have been suffering for 20 long years from (COD) and am getting breathlessness. Have taken Isosorbide Dinitrate and Mononitrate with Metoprolol 50mg, Atenolol 50mg, Amlodipine and Nifedipine alternately for 10 yrs with Aspirin as well. For the last 2 yrs I have been taking metoprolol 50mg with telmisartan 40mg, aspirin 100mg and metformin 500 SR daily. I want to include apple cider vinegar for further relief. Is it advisable? This is what I want to know please. ## Hello, Azad! How are you? Sorry about your health issues. Since it isn't a medication, there is no information available on how it may affect or interact with the medications you're taking. Thus, I can only advise you to discuss it with your doctor, before taking it. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I want ...

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white oblong pill with c 474

can you tell me what kind of pill this is ## I found white oblong pills with C 474 on them. these have been in my medicine cabinet and I do not know what kimd of pill it is? ## Metformin, diabetic med. ## To add some additional details, it contains 1,000mgs of Metformin, which is used to help lower and control blood sugar levels, but it can also be prescribed to treat PCOS/PCOD. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, flatulence, diarrhea, stomach pain, and hypoglycemia. Inactive ingredients may include: povidone polyethylene glycol magnesium stearate lactose monohydrate hypromellose titanium dioxide triacetin But they can vary, depending on the manufacturing facility. Is there anything else I can help with? ## How can i order for this c474 online. Thanks Alex

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How do I use Apple Cider Vinegar for weight loss?

What is I the correct way to take apple cider vinegar for weight loss? I've heard a couple of tablespoons in water before a meal... Is that once a day before dinner or more times a day? Also, I quite often use Optislim shakes for the smaller meals during the day. I am also starting to try Garcinia. How is the best way to use these for maximum effectiveness?? ## Hello Lauralee, Ironically this was a rumor that I heard once upon a time and I spent a large amount of time doing research trying to verify the claim. What I found was that there is little to no scientific data supporting the theory that taking a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar before each meal helps with weight loss. However, in the case studies that I have found it shows that there is no clear indication among the divers...

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Metformin 850mg Side Effects

Can metformin 850 mg can cause a loss in weight of the diabetic? Thanks ## I've been diabetic since 2000 and have been controlling it by diet, but after 6 yrs it is not in control so i started metformin 500 x 2 daily. But after, in 2010 my sugar was staying too high so i was prescribed janumet which caused me to gain 5kgs in a year. Plus my feet hurt a lot and I'm feeling very weak. Please help me. ## Sandy, many type 2 diabetics tend to have gained weight from the diabetes, then they will lose some once they start getting it under control, such as by using the medication. However, if it's a severe weight loss, then you should seek medical attention to have it checked out. Rozy, how have your blood sugar levels been recently? Are you also continuing to watch what you eat? ##...

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Metformin-pyridoxin hydrocloride-letrozole-dufaston

Hello,I have diagonalized with PCOS and in a medication of Metformin+pyridoxin hydrocloride+letrozole+dufaston tablets since a month.I was aking birth control Crisanta before this to make my ovaries in better condition before trying to conceive.but now i feel vaginal dryness and not feeling the arousal after several attempt.If somebody in similar medication facing this problem.If there is a way out..if using any lubricant .I have heard about Pre-seed ,if anybody tried and got results.pls reply. ## Oh my goodness, yes!!! I am on Metformin and Letrazole and the vaginal dryness is awful. Even when aroused there is no moisture whatsoever. I am planning on trying trying the Pre-seed lubricant this month, and will let you know I wish you the best of luck! ## hi... i ALSo encountered on that k...

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primolut n and metformin

Hello, I have irregular period becAuse of PCOS so I have been on metformin 500mg thrice a day for the past 2 mnths. My DR just prescribed me primolut n to start my period. Is it okay to use primolut with metformin ## hi... I m 22 yrs. I have been consuming primolut-n 5mg from past 1 year every month 8days before my periods 3 per day for 3 days and after 4 days I get my periods. this was prescribed by dr. I want to know whether this wil affect my pregnancy when I want to conceive later. the flow during my periods is very less.. please help me. ## Hi Im 23 now i did not get my periods for last whole year so my doctor prescribed me primelute and metformin So my question is Will primelute cure pcos? ## please,can primolut N and Metformin cure PCOS? Someone 1 that has PCOS get pregnant? ## H...

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Metformin (Glycomet) 500 mg dosage adjustment

I am a 74-year-old male. I have had type 2 diabetes since the year 2012 and I have been taking Glycomet from the very beginning. I first started off slow with 250 mg twice a day, then went to 500 mg twice a day. One after lunch and one after dinner. As of late when I am taking 500 mg after breakfast, after two hours or so I am finding that I am experiencing mild hypoglycemia. Hence my doctor (brother) suggested me to take 250 mg after breakfast, 500 mg after lunch and 250 mg after dinner. That is dividing the same 1000 mg per day into three dosages. 250/500/250 per day. Is it a good proposition? He says that if I'm eating a small portion of food for breakfast, a little bit at lunch and a small amount of food at dinner time, these dosages will take care of the glucose levels. Is it t...

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Unsure if my Metformin tablets are real

I picked up my rx metformin from a pharmacy with my prescription but got metfortic 500 instead. Can anyone tell if this is fake or real? ## Hi Taz, If you picked these up from a licensed pharmacy with a valid prescription, then yes, they are real. However, being "real" does not necessarily equate to something being "effective", and often times patients who receive a lesser effective medication are quick to call it fake or counterfeit, when in reality it may just be certain fillers that inhibit optimal bioavailability. Nevertheless, if something doesn't seem right about your prescription then you should contact the pharmacy you got it filled at just to be on the safe side. "Metfortic 500" is something I've never heard of (nor can I find info on Google - so...

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How long to continue with krimson 35 to get pregnant

Hi. I am 23 yrs old, unmarried..I have PCOD doctor advised me to take metformin n krimson 35 to regularise my periods. I reduced 4 kgs n one month and my weight now is 51 kgs..am gng to get married in another 7 months. Doctor asked me to continue the tablets. How long should I continue dis tablets.. What should I do to get pregnant earlier? ## You will to get pregnant, while taking the Krimson 35, it is an oral contraceptive that prevents pregnancy. Yes, it can help balance your hormones and make your periods more regular, but you would need to stop taking it, in order to become pregnant. Its typical side effects, as listed by the U.S. FDA my possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and PMS-like symptoms. You should continue them, until your doctor says otherwise, or you wish to b...

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Metformin 142 vs 93

Pill given by pharmacy changed from Metformin 500 er tablet marked 93 to tablet marked 142. What is the difference between the two? Different side effects? ## The only difference between the two Metformin pills are within the list of "inactive" ingredients (also referred to as binders/fillers) that help make up the composition of the pill. Certain inactive ingredients may affect bioavailability or how well the active ingredient(s) are absorbed. Some people may also be more or less sensitive to different inactive ingredients and that could affect one's perception of how well it works. Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release 500 mg Imprint: 142 Size (mm): 16 NDC: 62756-0142 Labeler: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Inactive Ingredients: -Xanthan Gum -Hypromellose -Sodium...

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difference between reclide xr 60 and mclazide m

Dr has recently prescribed reclide xr 60 for my mother, earlier she was using Mclazide M, i want to what is the difference between these two? ## To answer your question, Reclide tablets contain the active ingredient Gliclazide extended release. The difference is that Mclazide-M is not extended release, and it contains the active ingredient Gliclazide (80mg) as well as Metformin (500mg), for increased efficacy. So while both medications are antidiabetic agents, one lasts longer and the other is stronger. I hope this info helps! ## my mother is CKD patient with cretinine 4.6 .Before that my mother uses 1 mg glimpride and 1000 mg metformine twuce a day . Now my nephrology dr change diabetic medicine to Reclide 60 mg and tenebite 20 mg one time daily . my mothers sugar level not conyrolled ...

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white round pill 500 one side blank on other

Pill white round with 500 imprint one side other side blank? Can anyone tell me what this is? ## I am also having a lot of trouble with this even with identifiers... Hopefully someone will answer. It's been like a year so hopefully someone knows. Someone definitely knows. They might not use this site or it's like manufacturers that also probably wouldn't use the sites... Damn. ## Hello Missmiss, I found a pill that matches your description. What I found was a metformin hydrochloride 500 mg oral tablet, which is used to treat high blood sugar levels associated with type 2 diabetes. Below I have added a picture and some information that I sourced from the National Institute of Health. Product Code: 71717-104 Ingredient(s): metformin hydrochloride 500mg Inactive Ingredient(s):...

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Reaction to Metformin in elderly patients

My husband had been on Metformin for 20 years....became exhausted, couldn't think, & could barely move. He's on insulin now and feels better. ## Hello Jerry, I'm glad that your husband is on the mend. Did your husbands doctor state that the medication is what was causing him to be ill or was it that he needed insulin? I'm curious because I wasn't able to find any case studies that mention anything about causing issues to the bodies ability to produce insulin. I hope you have a wonderful day.

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