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Metformin Extended-Release (Metformin) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients


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Below are Metformin Extended-Release (Metformin) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Metformin Extended-Release has an overall score of 10. The effectiveness score is 10 and the side effect score is 10. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.

Metformin Extended-Release review by 46 year old female patient

Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   No Side Effects
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   diabetes
Dosage & duration:   500 mg taken once a day in the morning for the period of have been on it for 12 months
Other conditions:   sarcoidosis, depression, anxiety
Other drugs taken:   plaquenil, paxil, trazodone
Reported Results
Benefits:   The drug significantly lower my blood glucose level. Currently my blood glucose runs an average of 115 with some days below 90.
Side effects:   Although it is supposed to have a side effect of diarrhea I have been fortunate. I make sure I take with food. Sometimes if I dont have enough food on my stomach it may cause some upset but nothing terrible. Otherwise I have not had any other side effect.s
Comments:   I take one tablet in the morning after or with my breakfast. So far no additional dosage is required.

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