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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of metformin oral.

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/10/2008 7:51:18 PM

Reviewer: bestsella, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with Type in 7/08. My A1C was 9.3 and my glucose 293. I take 500mg 2times a day. Along with proper diet my A1C has dropped to 5.1 and my glucose has been generally in the 80's. I have also gone from 248 to 199lbs in the past 12 mos. The only problem I'm experiencing is I've gone from a twice a day bathroom man to an every other day. This has caused some constip ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/10/2008 3:03:46 PM

Reviewer: missmolly, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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i have been on the glucophage for almost 5 years. I was on it 2 times a day at 1000 mg each time along with the glipizide and that kept my sugars in the hypoglycemic range where i could not get my glucose levels to raise and stay within my range and i was hospitalized and then they decreased it to 500mg twice a day. So far it is working really well.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/10/2008 9:35:54 AM

Reviewer: miss mufffet, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/4/2008 5:52:41 PM

Reviewer: metformin, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this drug for 4 years(500mg strength)varying from half a pill per day to 2 per day (when I had a period of unexpected stress)and have had no problems with it.I look after my diet and exercise and think of metformin as a support for this.I,m 60 years old,retired,fit enough to ski,and jump out of bed in the mornings!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/3/2008 4:09:45 AM

Reviewer: TheEdge2008, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this medication with dosage ranging from 500mg. to 1000mg. daily with no noted sideffects & reduced glucose levels presently sustained,complimented with diet and exercise. Although there is bound to be a variance factor of results among people taking metformin. My positve experience with this medication would tend to support my approval and recomendation for trial medication use ... Show Full Comment

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