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Round white pill Z 70

What is a round white pill with 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 (NDC 68382-028). Inactive Ingredients: - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate - Polyethylene Glycol - Povidone - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Silicon Dioxide - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Ref: DailyMed ## 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 walgreens gave me these pills as Somas? Round white with 70 on one side and z on the other? ## What is white round pill with a big letter Z on one side? ## Please help. Me. My dr...

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White Round Pill RPH M12

What is a white and round pill with RPH M12 on it? ## This pill contains Metformin 500 mg. It is an antidiabetic drug used to help control blood sugar. This particular pill is manufactured in Canada under the name ratio-METFORMIN. (DIN 02242974) "ratio-METFORMIN 500 mg tablets are white, round, biconvex tablets, film-coated tablets, partial scored line on one face and rph M12 on the other" Inactive Ingredients: - crospovidone, - hydroxypropyl methylcellulose - magnesium stearate - maltodextrin - pregelatinised maize starch - polyethylene glycol - povidone Source (PDF): ## What is the pill for? ## It can help control Type 2 Diabetes. If I'm not mistaken, this pill is now discontinued [1].

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GP 128 white oblong pill

White oblong pill with GP 128 on one side that is scored in between GP 128. Please tell me what this is. ## The identification provided by Fallon is correct, and to add some specifics, this tablet was manufactured by Sandoz Inc., and they list it as having contained 1,000mgs of Meformin, which is used to help lower, and control blood sugar levels in diabetics (NDC: 00781-5052). This tablet has been discontinued. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, gas, bloating, and hypoglycemia. Inactive Ingredients: - Silicon Dioxide - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate - Polyethylene Glycols - Polysorbate 80 - Povidone - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - Starch, Corn - Titanium Dioxide ## Metformin GP

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Glycomet Gp2 Side Effects

My sugar level has suddenly gone up to more than 400. After taking metformin 500mg 3 tablets a day, still it does not go down below 200. So I tried glycomet GP2 two tablets per day. I found slight improvement within a day - i.e. it has come down to 130. Shall I continue it? Will it have any side effect like kidney trouble or sudden dizziness? ## Glycomet GP2 contains the active ingredients Glimepiride and Metformin, both of which are oral antidiabetic medications that are used to help lower and control blood sugar. It can cause side effects, just as any other medication can, they may include: nausea, dizziness, flatulence and stomach pain. Learn more Metformin details here and Glimepiride details here. Do you have a doctor you see regularly? They should be able to advise you on the righ...

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HL02 small round white pill

I've tried looking this up on the internet but with no luck. It has HLO2 on 1 side and nothing on the other. It's white and round. Not sure if it's a zero or an O. My niece found it on the floor and just need to know if I should be freaked out or not. ## Hello, Haj! How are you? Is the marking possibly H over 102? If so, this tablet is manufactured by Heritage Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 500mgs of Metformin. The FDA classifies this as an oral antidiabetic medication. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, flatulence and hypoglycemia. If this doesn't match, please post back and let me know, so I can do some more searching. Thanks! ## Hello Haj, I am currently taking some small chewable homeopathic pills from a com...

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7L001 oblong white pill

I have a oblong white pill which looks like a 7L001 on one side. What is it? and can you send a picture please? It's important. ## An oblong white pill with 7L001 is Metformin Hydrochloride Extended Release 500mg (NDC 49252-001), however the newer form of the tablet may be imprinted with just 001. This is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Inactive Ingredients: - Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium - Hypromelloses - Magnesium Stearate Ref:

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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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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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Metformin and Diarrhea

## is lactite which is in this drug a relative of lactose. medication is causing sever diarrah ## I HAVE BEEN ON THIS DRUG FOR 2YRS AT FIRST, IT WAS REALLY BAD THE DIARREHEA. NOW I GET IT ONCE INAWHILE AND WHEN I DO OH BOY. THOUGHT I WAS THE ONLY ONE WITH THIS PROBLEM. ## What does the metformin tablet look like? One pharmacist filled it with a white oval shaped tablet with 93 0n one side and 48 on the other. When I got a refill it was a round tablet with the letter A on one side and the number 12 on the other? ## My stupid mail order drug company has always sent 500mg Metformin tabs. I took two each morning and two each night. Without warning, they sent 1000mg tabs and by the time I noticed it, I had already taken two on Monday evening, then two more on Tuesday morning. I realized Tues...

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Can Metformin cause seizures if dose is doubled?

My niece says a dr. told her she might have a seizure from taking 2 metformin by mistake. Is this true? ## It is possible, but not a common occurrence, whether or not a seizure occurs may depend on other factors, as well, such as how low a person's blood sugar drops, other medical conditions they may have, and other medications they may be taking. Typical side effects, according to the FDA, may include nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, hypoglycemia, and increased urination. It is, however, always best to be careful not to double up on your medications. Is she taking anything else?

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after glycomet gp2 taken which time to take meal

GLYCOMET-GP2 should be taken before or after meals and how many min. before. ## Hello, Manian! How are you? This medication contains the active ingredients Metformin and Glimepiride, it is an oral antidiabetic medication that's used to help lower and control blood sugar levels. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, flatulence and hypoglycemia. Learn more Metformin details here. Learn more Glimepiride details here. And unless your doctor has instructed otherwise, they are usually taken just before you start eating a meal, that way they have time to start working by the time you are digesting your food, which is when you'd normally experience the most blood sugar changes. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can I take fexofenaadine and glycomet go 2 toge...

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myprodol and diabetes

I have type-2 diabetes and I take metformin and diabend; and for my blood pressure I take losartan. I have been having a headache. Is it safe to take myprodol? ## Hi, I am type 1 diabetic, just wanted to find out if it was okay to take myprodol, as I am experiencing some hectic pains in my legs ## Myprodol contains the active ingredient Paracetamol. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, and headache. What has your doctor advised you to take for pain/headaches? It would be best to follow their advice as to what is safest for you to take, it can also depend on your blood pressure.

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Amneal pharma gluten free

Could you tell me if Metformin 500 mg is gluten free. It has IP 218 printed on the pill itself. Much appreciated. ## Hello, DA! How are you? Amneal lists the inactive ingredients as being acacia, maltodextrin and propylene glycol, so yes, it is gluten free. (NDC 65162-218) The FDA lists the typical side effects of Metformin as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, flatulence, stomach pain and hypoglycemia. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is folic acid 1 mg from Amneal gluten free? ## It appears to be gluten free. Folate 1 mg from Amneal (NDC 65162-361, Imprint AN 361). Their website states "Contains no ingredient made from a gluten-containing grain (wheat, barley, or rye)." It appears to contain Potato Starch instead. Source: Amneal Product List ## Naproxen ...

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metformin 1000mg tab her

What does HER stand for? ER is extended release. Pill bottle label reads Metformin HCL 1000 mg HER ## Hello, CJ! How are you? That is just the abbreviation for the name of the manufacturer. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Metformin as possibly including nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, flatulence and hypoglycemia. Is there anything else I can help with? ## but there was a recall on Metformin with "ER " extended-release mine reads metformin 1000MG Tab HER so is that extended-release and if so wasn't it recalled with the 500 MG that was posted online? Thank you

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SG 105 white round pill

What is the dose of Metformin and what other ingredients does it contain? ## The SG 105 pill contains 500 mg of Metformin. Inactive ingredients vary by manufacturer. I pulled this data from the site's NDC database, which I believe is sourced directly from the NLM (national library of medicine): Solco (NDC 43547-357): - Starch, Corn - Povidone - Crospovidone - Magnesium Stearate - Hypromellose 2910 (6 Mpa.s) - Polyethylene Glycols Sciegen (NDC 50228-105) - Starch, Pregelatinized Corn - Povidone - Crospovidone - Magnesium Stearate - Hypromellose 2910 (6 Mpa.s) - Polyethylene Glycol 400 - Polyethylene Glycol 8000 Golden State Medical Supply (NDC 60429-111) - Starch, Corn - Povidones - Crospovidone - Magnesium Stearate - Hypromellose 2910 (6 Mpa.s) - Polyethylene Glycol 400 - Polyethyl...

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Gynovit syrup uses

I had no periods for the last 2 months so my doctor prescribed gynovit syrup. What is the use of it? Can it be taken along with metformin tablets also? ## From what I could gather, Grovit syrup is simply a multivitamin supplement for use in treating vitamin deficiency states as well as increased vitamin demands for pregnancy, lactation, growing children, and even severe infections. The Active ingredients in Grovit syrup are: Vitamin A (palmitate) + Vitamin B complex + Vitamin C + Vitamin D + Vitamin E Based on my research, there are no drug interactions listed between Metformin and Vitamins. So in my honest opinion, you should be fine taking the two together. I hope this helps! ## Should we take gynovit syrup before or after food ## You have to take 10ml trice a day before food.. ## Whe...

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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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glycomet gp 1 vs glycomet gp 1 forte

difference btwn glycomet gp1 and glycomet gp1forte ## Like to know the difference between glycogen gp1 and glycogen gp1 forte ## Difference between Glycomet GP1 and Glycomet GP1 forte ## Medications with forte in the name are time released formulations, depending on blood sugar levels, and overall control of your diabetes, your doctor may prefer that you use one that is time released, rather than a regular release formulation. This medication contains Metformin, and Glimepiride. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, increased urination, headache, and low blood sugar. Is there anything else I can help with? ## What's the difference between GLYCOMET GP 1 and GLYCOMET GP 1 FORTE?

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White pill n 3 G 5

I have been looking for this pill for a very long time does anybody know what it might be? It is a white pill with a 3G5 on one side and is scored into an x I guess on the other? I am very curious to why I am unable to find it anywhere. ## Gliclazide 80mg, used to treat diabetes. Another chemist provides same thing as G score Z on one side and C on other - one or both is generic. ## This is Gliclazide which I take with metformin ## Please tell me I'm on them and I have thrown away the box and Haven't a clue I think it's anadin ## small white round pill with cross in one side and 3G5 on other side

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metformin recalls

What is the protocol for warning patients, pharmacists, etc. in the event a medication is causing adverse effects? Do we have to await for the ambulance chasers TV commercials warning us of legal suits or is there an entity policing the prescription/consumer industry? ## What I am referring to above are the apparent side effects related to the "uncontrolled or unmonitored" fillers used in the manufacture of generic drugs like Metformin. Is there anyone monitoring these generic drugs as to what is being added to them? What is the regulated purity rates / ratios that the manufacturers should be held to? Where could I take my metformin to get evaluated to find out why it made me so physically ill? And doubled my bg readings from @ 90 to 190? Does this pill evaluation need to come f...

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