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    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    4/7/2019 12:48:29 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    i have been taking this meds 500 mg 2x/day for a week. no side effect at all for me. i've lost 1.5 lbs in a week!

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    2/23/2019 9:38:24 AM

    Reviewer: Miss Nick, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication caused my blood sugar to drop so low that I ended up in the ER not knowing who I was or what I was doing. I hated it.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    8/2/2018 12:50:41 PM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took 1 dose, and my entire GI system suffered. I started with stomach cramps, which led to extremely watery bowels as well as painful bowels and nausea. That night my stomach was so distended I couldn't sleep and every time I turned over I could feel the gases shift. Pain was a 10 out of 10. It took 4 days to get my body back to normal.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    6/30/2018 1:16:35 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I started taking this twice a day. 500 mg twice a day. Before I started taking it my a1c was 7.3. After 3 or 4 months my a1c is now 6.2. I had no bad side effects at first. My bowel movements were hard but thats about it. It has now been 3 or 4 months and I am sick to my stomach. I have explosive diarrhea now and cannot leave the bathroom. I have to work for a living so I had to quit taking ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    5/6/2018 10:13:30 PM

    Reviewer: tom0303, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Blood glucose ranging from 170-300 both AM and PM. A1C consistently at ~7.0. Now on Metformin 1000mgX2 for 2 weeks. One day of diarrhea. No response yet but hoping for drops in number. Allergic to all forms of exercise so relying on diet and medicine.

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