Metformin Withdrawal Symptoms

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furry Says:

My dr stopped my metformin abruptly cause it made me sick now I having symptoms
Muscle cramps headaches foggy vomiting blood etc test normal for feet swelling help is it withdrawal does it get better type 2

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Kathy Says:

I have read that you can have withdrawals from Metforman. I just sopped it abruptly and now have chronic muscle pain in my feet, arms, neck as well as carpal tunnel pain. I think we're supposed to wean off of it not just cold turkey it. Sorry you've been in pain...hope your feeling better!

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fluffy Says:

It's my bf that havin am he will recover won't he me I been in benzo with cold turkey slowly getting better still on goin 5 years 6 mths me and nd having a bad time of it how long down ur last

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Kathy Says:

I had last one 2 was ago. I read that it will take at least 1 month to get rid of it. Other diabetes meds cause the same symptoms too so who knows if it's other drugs along with it.

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fluffy Says:

He had it for ages it's slow healing like me to with benzodiazepines it's a total nitemare

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fluffy Says:

The symptoms your left with horrific he achy all over that repair stage.mine benzo I horrific head mucus hidious every day draining fluid.Will my friend blood sugar go down

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Kathy Says:

All meds have side effects. If this benzo is not good for you, try a different one...ask your doctor. Be careful of anxiety meds though, they have many side effects.
Your friend should also ask his doc about high sugars & maybe a new med...there are many to choose from. I am on insulin as well and it works for me after so many years of high sugars.
Wish you both luck...it's not easy trying to stay healthy!

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fluffy Says:

He on new med gliterzide me I don't want Benzo ever again this my second cold turkey Never again u should read Benzo withdrawal u be shocked mine protacted one

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Kathy Says:

I'm glad you are off the benzo. My friend just passed away from liver failure due to being on Xanax which is the same type of drug! You cannot have a drink with those meds not even social drink!
So be glad you're not taking them anymore....they're addictive also!
As for your friend, the glipizide should be ok, if not maybe take that and another med...they have many and sometimes you can take two types together to keep the sugar in check.

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fluffy Says:

Sorry about ur friend. Mine were bromazepam, valium, xanax only small amount of xanax. What stage of withdrawal did she die? My Dr rings me every Wednesday morning. She monitors my condition regularly. I had all tests still going stiff and nasal sleeping fairly good. Appetite good, right through itchy prickly and back last week. Getting there then weight comes off. Yeah my friend got the shakes, his Dr checks him too. His Dr said it settles down. What are metformin side effects did it leave u with?

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fluffy Says:

Yeah he soon be on insulin to be going diabetic clinic tomoz he still not well sorry late reply set up new phone can u live Norma lly with out being sick every day

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Kathy Says:

My friend died from the side effects she didn't try to quit it. I'm glad to hear your doctor is watching out for you....And that's why she is getting you off the med. Your friend will do ok on insulin...better sugar control. My side effects with Metforman were joint pain, muscle aches, nausea,feeling cold all the time....never feeling rested, always tired.

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fluffy Says:

Same as fluffy my bf he at diabetic clinic today he always tired any more I need to know

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Kathy Says:

Lots of symptoms from diabetes. depression, lethargy, dizziness, thirsty, and lots more....it's not a pretty disease!

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fluffy Says:

How can he enjoy life we both marry soon

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fluffy Says:

Will he still live normal after withdrawal symptoms we new future etc

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Kathy Says:

He'll be fine on insulin. Keep his sugars in check and he'll have minimal effects from diabetes. And you'll have a happy life together.... Congratulations on getting married soon!

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Fluffy Says:

His muscls painful and stomach same bleeding from bowel thy kant find anything is it met withdrawal twisty muscle in legs did u have this does it go

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Kathy Says:

Glipizide causes bleeding in bowel and cramps or muscle aches...his doctor should know this is the side effects. Bleeding from the bowel is VERY scary and you should take him to another doctor if this doctor cannot help heal it!
Now I am worried for your friend!

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Fluffy Says:

Will he getting better he worried he never be free from this withdrawal symptoms

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Fluffy Says:

Me to worried sick in side upset to I fear many thanks I will report this to him wen he in work what about muscles to thanks for it advise

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