Metformin

Category: Diabetes



Metformin Overview

Metformin, marketed under the trade name Glucophage among others, is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes,[5][6] particularly in people who are overweight.[7] It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome.[5] It is not associated with weight gain.[8] It is taken by mouth.[5] Metformin is generally well tolerated.[9] Common side effects inclu...

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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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Metformin
  • For Suspension, Extended Release: 500mg/5ml
  • Solution: 100mg/ml, 500mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 1000mg, 1gm, 500mg, 625mg, 750mg, 850mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 1000mg, 1gm, 500mg, 750mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Metformin: (722 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-1048 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1049 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7212 Metformin Hydrochloride 750 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7214 Metformin Hydrochloride 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7267 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0179-0178 Metformin Hydrochloride 1000 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0183 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-1979 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0185-0213 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0185-0215 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0185-0221 Metformin Hydrochloride 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0185-4416 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0228-2657 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2715 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2718 Metformin Hydrochloride 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2728 Metformin Hydrochloride 750 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2740 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0378-0234 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0240 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0244 Metformin Hydrochloride 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Metformin or a similar ingredient: (40 results)

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Metformin Hcl 500 Mg Side Effects
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Metformin With Alpha Lipoic Acid
i recentaly knew that metformin is available with alpha lipoic acid.. is it true? can you suggest me the brand name of t... 15 replies
metformin hcl 500mg
What is the difference between metformin hcl tab 500mg 93/48 and metformin 500mg tab sandoz? ## Only the manufacturer, j... 13 replies
metformin hcl 500 mg
SIDE AFFECT OF METFORMIN HCL500MG TAB ## Metformin, a generic for Glucophage, is used to treat Diabetes. Side effects ma... 11 replies
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 E... 7 replies
metformin hurt my liver
I was on metformin for years, was having pain near liver area, biopsy revealed a non-alcoholic -stealatic -liver.{ Fibro... 6 replies




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