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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/8/2008 5:35:27 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/7/2008 6:01:37 PM

Reviewer: Tom, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I take 1500 mg of Metformin and 5 mg of Glucotrol daily (over a year now). Blood sugars have dropped from mid-400s to double digit numbers 95% of the time, along with exercise and moderate food changes, this has worked well for me. Occasional loose stools, but overall very statisfied. I do get blood tests done at clinic every 6 months, along with regular doctor visits to check toes, nerves, etc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/4/2008 1:54:19 PM

Reviewer: nfourrunner2, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
since starting this i have been so sick with nausea,vomiting and cramps in my legs,feet an hands,not sure it has anything to do with my blood pressure,but i have always had high pressure,now its really low.to the point of feeling terrible.gonna stop this medicine today.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4/30/2008 3:14:22 PM

Reviewer: purplestardust101, 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

Comment:
I have been on 2000mg. for around 3 weeks now,1 day after taking,I got extreme muscle spasm in left leg from toe to upper groin, called Dr. they said to continue, but this is scareing me, never had such extreme muscle pain before taking higher dose of MET.I sometimes even get muscle pain spasms in my arm now(never got before MET)...I think it's about time that I stop taking it now...sometimes ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4/28/2008 10:03:53 AM

Reviewer: dordy, 65-74 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

Comment:
have had on-going gastro-intestinal problems. have appt this week with MD will discuss change of meds

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