Metformin Complications?

Answer Metformin is an oral medication commonly prescribed to treat Type II diabetes. The dosage is determined by a physician. Metformin, like all medications, has common side effects as well as a few rar... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Metformin Complications

If you had complications with a pregnancy before what are the chances of having complications again?

It's really a 50/50 shot as every woman is different and every pregnancy is different. It really depends on what the complications were.

Going from metformin to insulin?

Since a controlled diabetic should have A1C levels less than 7, then it might be reasonable to change the treatment approach if the values are consistently higher than 7. It does not necessarily me... Read More »

Ran out of my metformin, what will happen?

Metformin builds up in your body so you should be ok for a day or two before your body stops doing the glucose connection. I would also make real real sure to cut out all starchy carbs and eat veg... Read More »

How long does it take for metformin to?

Metformin takes several days to a week. Insulin gets used up pretty fast by the body. I wouldn't give that more than a day or two. Glyburide lasts a few days, as well. By the end of the week, there... Read More »