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(also known as Glucophage, Fortamet, Riomet, Glumetza)
Metformin is an anti-diabetic drug from the biguanide class (its other members are the withdrawn agents phenformin and buformin). The main use for metformin is for the treatment of diabetes mellitus, especially when it is concomitant with obesity and insulin resistance. It is also being used increasingly in polycystic ... more at Wikipedia

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Polycystic Ovarian Synd...
Diabetes Type 2
Trying To Conceive
Diabetes Type 1
Overall, 81% (5130 Members) find Metformin helpful

Metformin Reviews

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side effects for kidney problems
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no side effects not sure if it is working
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Chemical pregnancy the first round on 500 MG twice a day.
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Metformin is definitely an amazing drug, but the high dose i was given gave me constant bowel issues. i am able to tolerate 1000mg a day.
works good for cravings, but still experience cravings, I think most are mental
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my steroids from my asthma gave me diabetes and i am really not sure how to handle it. My metformin works well
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can't tell as yet
Hoping to get back on it again once new insurance kicks in!
Love metforin. It eased up the cysts and lost weight
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