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

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/26/2010 1:47:31 PM

Reviewer: fandblane@aol.com, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Lots of loose bowels

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/22/2010 2:37:37 PM

Reviewer: taxihoney, 55-64 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

Comment:
sometimes severe diahorea but since combining with diamicron ,. i am ok.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/13/2010 7:01:14 PM

Reviewer: owlmom, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this med as GLucophage 500 XR for more than 5 years. Yes, it will give you diarrhea. When I first took it I thought - no way. Dr wanted me to take 4 daily. I decided to ease into it starting with 1/day and gradually increased up to the 4. (I take 2 after lunch and 2 at bedtime) My body became accustomed to the medication and the diarrhea is not such a problem - more of loose bow ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/28/2010 3:31:01 PM

Reviewer: zorro, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
easy use and good controll. Soon as I started taking metformin my blood sugar came into line.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/27/2010 9:38:04 PM

Reviewer: Midwest Grandma, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking the generic form for months and have suffered diarrhea to the point that I'm leary of going out. It strikes fast and furious. I have been recently switched to Glucophage XR 500mg 2 2 times daily and it has calmed down. Problem, insurance won't pay for it and it's too expensive to buy.

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