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 What are the long-term side effects of taking metformin tablets for diabetes?

Answer Metformin, when used over long periods of time, may cause a deficiency in vitamin B-12. Normally, the vitamin B-12 levels should be monitored every two to three years. If you do have a deficiency, ... Read More »
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How long should you give the side effects to balance out once you have started taking metformin?

29 Mar 2010 Talk with your doctor - as long as the side effects are bearable try and continue for as long as possible as diabetes is life long... as a rough guide, try for a couple of months.
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What is the side effect of taking Metformin tablets daily?

Common Metformin Side Effects Metformin and metformin ER have been studied thoroughly in clinical trials, with many people having been evaluated. In these studies, side effects occurring in a group... Read More »
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Side effects from Metformin tablets.?

Hi there. Yes, my husband was diagnosed Diabetic, last year. He actually hates taking the Metformin as he's found the same problem as you ! Trouble is, they do work effectively on your sugar-levels... Read More »
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What are the most common side effects of glipizide and metformin hydrochloride tablets?

The most common side effects of glipizide and metformin hydrochloride tablets are normally minor ones such as diarrhea, nausea, and upset stomach. If these side effects occur, they usually occur du... Read More »
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