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Change of brand of metformin

Discussion in 'Metformin/Biguanides' started by louch1, May 29, 2015.

  1. louch1

    louch1 · Well-Known Member

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    My local chemist has changed the brand of mediformin SR .Since that time I have spent a lot of time going for a pee and a horrible taste in my mouth.Does anyone else have this issue when they where given different make?
     
  2. Robbity

    Robbity Type 2 · Expert

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    Is this a permanent change or a one off? Sometimes they can be of stock of a particular brand and they need to give you an alternative to fill your prescription. But do let the pharmacy know about your issues so that they can sort things out.

    I had (different) problems when I was changed to a particular alternative brand and our pharmacist changed it for me, and made a note on my records. And she always checks with me now if my regular brand isn't available when I request my repeats.

    Robbity
     
  3. PatsyB

    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    dry mouth in a morning and did wonder what was causing it but think it is deff the metformin..... and yes my chemist has changed mine so will monitor;)
     
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