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    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    1/6/2016 6:06:19 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I just started taking 500mg once a day, biggest issue for me is the fatigue only slight nausea, no diarrea I take it at night with dinner, and last night after about half hour, what I experienced is this feeling of intense weakness rushing through my body, doesn't last long, but I definitely feel it,. In the early part of the day when I wake up, I seem to feel more clear headed, less fuzzy, ey ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    1/1/2016 3:24:13 PM

    Reviewer: Laur40, 35-44 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on metformin for 10 years, the side effects were nausea, vomiting, increase gas pain, diarrhea, sleepiness and majorly increased blood flow each month through my periods, soaking 3-4 pads within an hour. I lost 8.5 pounds during that time frame even with diet and minimal exercise... It wasn't until I took myself. I don't recommend use of this drug. Just eat right and exercise and you ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    12/22/2015 7:38:45 PM

    Reviewer: marisolg, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    No stomach problems because I eat before taking it. My A1C lower thanks to this medicine. I don't like to take any medicines but I need it if for a while I stopped making exercises. You need to make exercises when you have Diabetes 2. You need to eat wise, not a lot of sugar 6g read the labels. The juices contain a lot of sugar, like 29g or more. No diet sodas, aspartame will poison your body. ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    11/25/2015 3:27:53 PM

    Reviewer: V, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Diarrhea, stomach discomfort within ten minutes after talking medication. Experiencing mild headaches

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    11/13/2015 10:24:29 PM

    Reviewer: Lucie47, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Metformin nearly killed me. Terrible diarrhea (with blood), severe nausea, confusion, "fog-brain", dizziness. The first couple of episodes, I thought I had food poisoning. Then on third trip to ER, realized it was the Metformin. New doctor putting me on Prandin. Was told it works in a different way and less reported side effects. We'll see.

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