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  1. History of high blood sugar - just went to Lantus 23rd April 2010
    ... Have been on Metformin for 5 years, most of that time having high blood sugars...

  2. PCOS and me 31st October 2008
    ... weight and she also put me on a medication called Metformin to help me ovulate and stop bleeding and get my hormones...

  3. At the end of my Undiagnosed rope 1st April 2008
    ... time, weight gain • Switched from Actos to Metformin 500mg 2/Day • Little improvement in symptoms ... Blood sugars not controlled, often very low • Metformin decreased from 500mg AM & PM to 500 MG AM •...

  4. In desperate need of help and advice 24th March 2008
    ... x 40). And they also found I had diabetes. I am on Metformin (1000mg) daily and a pill called Pepar. So I have...

  5. Dark patches around neck 5th November 2007
    ... im 20yo and i do not get my periods, im on metformin and was diagnosis with Poly Cycistic Ovarian Syndrom...

  6. swollen taste buds and dry mouth.. 8th September 2007
    ... and I found out that I'm pre-diabetic so I'm taking metformin (1 month). I have no idea why my taste buds keep...

  7. Ovarian cyst, gallstones, fatty liver, choleithiasis, and larger left kidney........ 8th June 2007
    ... treatment usually is the prescription diabetes drug metformin and birth control pills sometimes it also puts you...

  8. Stinky Air.....Ewww! 17th November 2006
    ... stuff I'm not supposed to too:p ) I take Actos and Metformin . It seems to be the Metformin for me and a few other ... it is a little funny).:) Do you happen to take Metformin ? If not, I'd try and give up the dairy for a few...

  9. nausea, vision problems, dizziness... 16th March 2006
    ... more unrefined (high fiber) ones? Also, glucophage ( Metformin ) can make all of these symptoms you are describing...

  10. Ideas Anyone?? 11th March 2004
    ... things. The diabetes drugs that they have out now, Metformin , Actos, and Avandia, will actually help with hypoglycemia ... sank after eating. Well, I tried the diabetes drug Metformin , but it made me very sick. Now, it's all under control...

  11. Tired of the pain 1st March 2004
    ... using with birth control, or depo provera, and/or Metformin (another medication used for it's side effect. It...
    ... using with birth control, or depo provera, and/or Metformin (another medication used for it's side effect. It...

  12. Concerned about father 19th July 2003
    ... depressed. He is on the following meds Nitro dur Rho metformin Norvasc apo hydro lipidil supra allopurinol paxil...

General Health board
  1. Question about diarrhea and "liver area" discomfort 27th January 2010
    ... am also on Lexapro 5mg, Ambien 10mg, Levoxyl .150 , Metformin 500 mg(prediabetes for a year) and Atenolol 25 mg...

  2. Let's care about ladies' health 26th October 2009
    ... fog, and obesity. Price's gynecologist prescribed metformin , and she finally got some relief. "I had myself back...

  3. Is it my heart 6th July 2009
    ... days now. I'm kinda worried I feel find, I do take metformin due to my pcos. Could this be serious?...
    ... This could be a side effect from the metformin , a pounding heart is a rare but possible side effect...

  4. Felling pretty awful - Mixture of symptoms, not sure if they are related or not. 15th December 2008
    ... The only thing I think it may possibly be from is Metformin tablets I am taking....but I have taken them for quite...

  5. I seem to have the doctors stumped 18th November 2007
    ... t do drugs. I take daily fiber, prilosec otc, and metformin 1500 mg daily. Diseases already diagnosed (not ... resistance - diagnosed about 1 year ago and managed with metformin for the past 3 months Symptoms I currently can...
    ... Are you sure it is not the Metformin causing you diarrhea and stomach distress? Are you ... taking too much fiber? The Metformin causes this with me and it seems to come and go.. ... checked your blood sugar and AC1 since starting on Metformin ? Metformin does not work for everyone.........there...
    ... The docs had me stop the metformin for a while to see if that was the cause. 6 mos off...

  6. Sorry long post- Trying to get to root of my problems 5th May 2007
    ... in. Current Meds: -Diazide (blood pressure), Metformin & Januvia (diabetes), OMACOR (fish oil for trigercerides...

  7. Is it ok to take all these medications at the same time? 24th January 2007
    ... Lipator,Welbutrin,Buspar,Librax,Lisperal and metformin ? Our should my husband space them out through the...

  8. 3 And 1/2 Weeks No Metformin Diabete 5th April 2006
    ... Probably the metformin resensetized your insulin receptors so your readings...

  9. Stopped Taking My Diabete Metformin 3rd April 2006
    ... Your numbers will go back up after stopping the Metformin , may take a little while, but they will....

  10. Doctor Made A Huge Mistake, Diabetes 28th March 2006
    ... OUT,AND TOLD ME I DID HAVE A CHOICE..I COULD TAKE METFORMIN 1000 MG 3 TIMES A DAY..SO I DID FOR 7 MONTHS..SOMETHING...

  11. Bathroom Breaks: What Is Considered Normal? 17th March 2006
    ... MY ROOM,TOLD ME NOT TO GET ON INSULLIN,BUT TO TRY METFORMIN 1000 MG 3 TIMES A DAY..WELL I AGREED AND TRIED IT...

  12. Looking for a Miracle 5th April 2005
    ... was diagnosed with PCOS and was treated with 2000 mg Metformin . By this time it is 2004, and the fatigue hit again ... 075 mg, HCTZ 25 mg, Lisinopril 40 mg, Norvasc 5 mg, Metformin 2000 mg, Flonase I am pretty much a hermit now...
    ... taking 4. progestin-only birth control and possibly Metformin (for PCOS) Here's why. [list][*] Your depression...

Acid Reflux board
  1. hi i am new 18th August 2008
    ... fine up to about 6weeks ago when my doctor but me on metformin this upset my acid reflux so so told doctor would...

  2. Continue... a cure for heartburn 6th October 2006
    ... when I didn't go for exercise, I'll take a tablet of metformin 500mg. Vit E or fish oil either one per day. Some...

Acne board
  1. Another day in the fight 14th January 2007
    ... such as diet, exercise and diabetes medications like metformin . Sweetjade has mentioned metformin. WholeGrain...

  2. At my wits end. Please help... :( 27th October 2006
    ... horomones (like teenage boys get). Anyway my Dr put me on Metformin because my insulin levels are twice what they should...
    ... horomones (like teenage boys get). Anyway my Dr put me on Metformin because my insulin levels are twice what they should...

  3. Hormonal Acne - Testosterone in men 17th July 2006
    ... is one. Some people even take medication, such as metformin , meant for diabetes for acne and hirsutism. Take fiber...

  4. 2.5 months update.... :) 27th January 2005
    ... remember me, I have now taken Spiro, cyperterone, and metformin for almost 3 months and I have to say my skin is almost...
    ... stuff in Diane-35) at 50mgs twice a day. I'm taking Metformin because I have glucose intolerance and I used to feel...

  5. It's All A Trap....the Truth I Learned About Acne!!! 12th January 2005
    ... Related Articles, Links Effects of diet and metformin administration on sex hormone-binding globulin, androgens ... assess the effect of administration of the biguanide metformin , a drug commonly used in the treatment of diabetes ... calorie diet (1500 Cal/day) and randomized for either metformin administration at a dose of 850 mg or a placebo, twice ... significantly different in the patients who were given metformin instead of placebo. These results confirm that weight ... in obese and hirsute women. With our study design, metformin administration had no additional benefit over the...

  6. Bread cause pimples? 21st December 2004
    ... Related Articles, Links Effects of diet and metformin administration on sex hormone-binding globulin, androgens ... assess the effect of administration of the biguanide metformin , a drug commonly used in the treatment of diabetes ... calorie diet (1500 Cal/day) and randomized for either metformin administration at a dose of 850 mg or a placebo, twice ... significantly different in the patients who were given metformin instead of placebo. These results confirm that weight ... in obese and hirsute women. With our study design, metformin administration had no additional benefit over the...

  7. Sugar Sugar! 9th November 2004
    ... now includes drugs such as thiazolidinediones and metformin , which are aimed at increasing insulin sensitivity...

  8. How does bread & dairy contribute to having acne? 27th October 2004
    ... Abstract&list_uids=11319710[/url] The effects of metformin and diet on plasma testosterone and leptin levels ... in obese men. - 2001 "We conclude that metformin treatment combined with a hypocaloric diet leads to ... pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=11707532[/url] Metformin therapy decreases hyperandrogenism and hyperinsulinemia ... in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. - 2000 " Metformin treatment of women with PCOS results in a decline...

  9. SweetJade1 or anyone else (Insulin) =) 2nd October 2004
    ... resistant and I am on Diane35. My endo just started me on Metformin (an insulin sensitizer, 1000mgs a day) and I am feeling ... which show that I am insulin resistant. I have to say metformin has really helped with those areas and I am sleeping...

  10. Anyone takin Spiro (aldactone)? 24th September 2004
    ... right??? What other meds are you on? I just started Metformin for insulin resistance a few days ago and I'm breaking...
    ... doctors to prescribe it more instead of relying on metformin alone......

  11. Metformin, Diane 35, Spiro...what would you pick? 21st September 2004
    ... Thanks for the reply. I'm a bit worried about the metformin because I was reading on another board that many people...

  12. Anyone taking Diane 35? 3rd September 2004
    ... honestly done anything for me so far. I just started metformin 2 weeks ago and spiro roughly a week ago and so far...

  13. going off birth control...need encouragement and advice 11th August 2004
    ... way to cure me is with surgery :) If you have pcos metformin could help you. I also have congenital adrenal hyperplasia...

  14. HORMONES are the cause of acne 8th December 2003
    ... then low glycemic diets would cure acne or drugs like metformin would cure acne. They simply do not. This diet does...
    ... then low glycemic diets would cure acne or drugs like metformin would cure acne. They simply do not. This diet does...

  15. Hirsutism/acne/oily skin/excess hair 14th May 2003
    ... hormone test. That should have been protocol. Research Metformin for this and, if you have to, demand a prescription...
    ... hormone test. That should have been protocol. Research Metformin for this and, if you have to, demand a prescription...

Addiction & Recovery board
  1. Suboxone WD 20th September 2007
    ... body off the Morphine my GP let me drop my Lipitor, Metformin , Depa-testosterone, and this week my take me of Prinivil...

  2. Ultram addiction 2nd March 2006
    ... 350-585.This is One med they put me on along with Metformin 2000MG a day and Glucotrol...What is this everyone...

  3. Newbie needs help/advice on methadone 13th June 2004
    ... I have type-2 diabetes and currently take metformin for it.My current problems , mostly all have chronic...

Addison's Disease board
  1. Adrenal Fatigue ???s 8th November 2008
    ... diagnosed with Insulin Resistance and have started Metformin and feel much better. Since I suspect hypoglycemia ... magic pill! I'm hoping for me it will be Cortef or Metformin . I think of my thyroid meds as a magic pill. The...

  2. I am back, and even more confused- full story. 24th April 2008
    ... turns out I was Insulin Resistant.) so she put me on Metformin . I took it for a few months, and it didn't help- still ... said that it was probably something else, since the Metformin should have worked if it was going to work, and I ... This appointment was in February of this year. So the Metformin was not helping with what it was prescribed for. She...
    ... my female problems, and ok lets wait and see if the Metformin will work. When I mentioned I was becoming dizzy,...

  3. Does anyone have secondary adrenal insufficiency? 11th April 2008
    ... a matter of seconds. i take prednisone, synthroid, metformin , and i haven't had a period in 19 years due to the...
    ... a matter of seconds. i take prednisone, synthroid, metformin , and i haven't had a period in 19 years due to the...

  4. Need Some Help 28th March 2008
    ... byetta 5mg 2x a day increased to 10mg 2 x a day and metformin 500mg 3 times a day. was not happy with that dr (endo...

  5. Please Help! My doctor says she has never seen anything like this before... 25th March 2008
    ... cortisol to test my pituitary gland. I have been on Metformin since July and my period still hasn't came.. I have...

  6. Do these symptoms sound familiar? 8th August 2007
    ... only don't I menstruate regularly (despite taking Metformin ), but I also get extremely tired after exercising...

  7. understanding ITT report 26th March 2005
    ... normal" since it peaked at almost 3. He started me on metformin for PCOS...?!? (which I have been on before and it ... basically all low. Anyway, should I be ok with the metformin thing or do I need pursue the low growth hormone thing ... further or with another dr... ?!? I am hoping the metformin works. ... Thanks...
    ... by .15 or so the only medicine I'm on right now is Metformin (or Glucophage), which I just started about a week...

  8. weight gain with test results pointing to addisons 24th January 2004
    ... new test results, the endo was going to put me on metformin (aka glucophage) for polycystic complications and...
    ... new test results, the endo was going to put me on metformin (aka glucophage) for polycystic complications and...

Aging Issues board
  1. forever young is this possible 30th April 2004
    ... aging medicines like concentrated resveratrol and metformin , here are cheap ways to stay young, healthy, and look...

  2. Mom's Memory 17th July 2003
    ... day; Hyzarr 100-25 one/day; Toprol XL 200mg one/day; Metformin 1000mg one/day; Norvasc 5mg one/day. doc has added...

Allergies board
  1. A large number of problems 8th August 2008
    ... diagnosed with insulin resistance and now take diabex ( metformin ) which has helped to some degree. Sexual I am...
    ... plumetted and was diganosed with IR. I am currently taking metformin which has really helped. I will definitely have...

Alternative Medicine board
  1. Use of GlucoPhage 21st March 2010
    ... Glucophage ( metformin ) is a diabetic medicine that helps the body use insulin...

  2. What is Going ON INSIDE My Body? 9th June 2008
    ... but I know some of it can't be helped. He's taking Metformin too for blood sugar, so with the blood sugar problem...

  3. Rice'n shine -weight loss & diabetes control 27th August 2007
    ... stuff? I need to lose weight and want to get off metformin because of side-effects. My bs has never been really ... taking hawthorn and bs is a lot better. I've cut the metformin down to 500 mg a day and I still have diahrea from ... exercise now and it seems the only help I get from metformin is my bs is about 10 points lower in the morning ...

  4. Above normal Testosterone levels (female) 18th January 2007
    ... have not heard of any so far. I take glucophage ( metformin ) for insulin resistance (just started a month ago...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board
  1. Is there such a thing as AD prevention? 5th April 2010
    ... deserts. The Admin was concerned because mom is on Metformin for diabetes. I explained to her that her condition ... with her dementia also came her sweet tooth. The metformin allows her to eat whatever she wants with no elevated...

  2. hearing hammering 23rd December 2007
    ... Astelin nasal spray, Aricept and Namenda for Alz, and Metformin to regulate blood sugar. She has a PRN Halcion for...

  3. Mom's Memory 17th July 2003
    ... day; Hyzarr 100-25 one/day; Toprol XL 200mg one/day; Metformin 1000mg one/day; Norvasc 5mg one/day. doc has added...

Anemia board
  1. Wow! So I might not be going crazy!! :) 11th November 2009
    ... blockers, alcohol abuse, nitrous oxide, antacids, metformin , etc.) also malabsoprtion syndromes which are common...

  2. low ferritin and B-12 23rd March 2009
    ... blockers, alcohol abuse, nitrous oxide, antacids, metformin , etc.), You may want to get tested for Celiac...

  3. does low red blow count have anything to do with Diabetes 25th January 2009
    ... inhibit production of the RBC's in the bone marrow. Metformin a medication for diabetes can also cause anemia. ...
    ... Yes my mother does take Glucophage in other words Metformin . So she is going to check with her doctor and ask...

  4. raising b12 and iron stores 21st January 2009
    ... PPI, H-2 blockers, alcohol, nitrous oxide, PPI's, metformin ). Malabsoprtion Syndromes (celiac disease, gluten...

  5. Low B12 versus anemia (low iron) 14th December 2008
    ... wonder I have gerd. I have type 2 diabetes and take 2 metformin twice a day for that, lipitor for high tryglicerides...
    ... Caring. Thanks for letting me Vent~ Did you know metformin depletes B12 too?So that's good you take B12.You have...

  6. B12 deficiency: Methylcobalamin injections info needed 7th November 2008
    ... blockers, alcohol abuse, nitrous oxide, antacids, metformin . Malabsoprtion Syndromes: AI disease; Celiac disease...

  7. Vitamin B12 deficiency and extremely tired - the injections don't help much 17th October 2008
    ... that interfere with absorption of B12 for example metformin for diabetes and There are also other medicines used...

  8. Vitamin B12 deficiency and extremely tired don't find injections help much 24th September 2008
    ... PPI"s & H2 bockers taken for reflux, gerd ect Metformin for diabetes Alchol Some antibiotics (but not certain...

Anxiety board
  1. Need help understanding results 14th September 2009
    ... your making me blush. ;) I'm adapting to the Metformin lower dose, and this morning my FS was 101, each day...
    ... long. I'm still trying to get use to this stinking Metformin . Even the 250mgs. at supper has some side effects...
    ... can help. I'm still having affects of this crappy Metformin , even on the lower doseage. About an hr. after I take...
    ... glycemic load, etc. is so confusing. JJ, I read that Metformin is an antibiotic for diabetics. I know nothing about...
    ... Well the normal side effects of Metformin is diahrrea, which thankfully I haven't had, but this...

  2. Lab Numbers Affected by Dessicated? Metformin? 10th July 2009
    ... I don't know abut Metformin but I would tend to avoid any OTC desiccated thryoid...
    ... Hello, I have been on high dose of Metformin and then Janumet ( metformin also) for over a year ... change in my thyroid numbers at all after taking the Metformin . My cholesterol dropped and I felt 100% better. Many...
    ... Oleander53;4034523]Hello, I have been on high dose of Metformin and then Janumet ( metformin also) for over a year ... change in my thyroid numbers at all after taking the Metformin . My cholesterol dropped and I felt 100% better. Many ... It was probably more than a year after my metformin was increased to four pills a day, 500's, that ... that I was on that medication, but it may be the metformin . Usually at night I take a cinnamon capsule, from ... last night I did an experiment, left off one of the metformin s and took two cinnamons. Even FELT BETTER within ... a short time, and this morning. Maybe metformin doesn't even agree with me. Anyway, if I can...
    ... substituting a cinnamon cap last night for one of my metformin s gave me exactly the same morning b.g., about ... So this morning I did it again, took only one metformin and one cinnamon. Will see what my reading is in...

  3. what is the thruth on lexapro 20th May 2008
    ... with this. There is a study in europe where they gave metformin (a an oral antihperglycemic drug) concurrently with...

  4. Possible drug induced anxiety (Metformin)? 24th July 2003
    ... I have diabetes for which I take metformin , 1500mg is a fairly large dose for a diabetic and...
    ... input on this. I never had panic attacks before taking Metformin , hence I would never feel comfortable using that medication...
    ... It is extremely unlikely that metformin is causing your anxiety, via hypoglycemia or in any ... other way. In fact, metformin is known for sometimes having an anti-depressant effect ... improved sugar control. One of the advantages of metformin is that it cannot, except perhaps in very rare cases ... Except for some people who have kidney disease, metformin is a very safe medication. But it's a good idea to ... not diabetic but I am glucose impaired, and I take metformin both to help prevent diabetes and because it does ... Generalized Anxiety (for which I take medication), and metformin certainly has had no negative impact on my anxiety ... Your doctor is not trying to hide anything from you. Metformin is often given for PCOS with great results. If you...

  5. SYNDROME X 22nd April 2003
    ... reads like a text book metabolic disaster. I also take Metformin 3X a day which is a medication that is used to make ... problems of the syndrome. I can tell you for sure that Metformin works amazingly well. The Endocrinologist is keeping ... becoming Diabetic. So have you had any experience with Metformin (Glucophage) Or have you tried any of the other meds...

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