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Does it matter when I take the Glucophage?

Discussion in 'Metformin/Biguanides' started by Fallgal, May 5, 2014.

  1. Fallgal

    Fallgal Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Tomorrow I add a second dose. Currently I am taking 500mg with tea/supper. My doctor told me to start taking another pill in the morning (eventually working up to 2 in the morning and 2 in the evening.)

    I have been able to successfully take this med without too much problem, as I take it with a good amount of low-carb food and plenty of water. I don't eat much for breakfast, however. Do you think it would matter if I took a dose at lunch (say, around noon) and one at around 6 p.m.? or should it be spread out more than that? I will ask my doctor later this week at my appointment, but just thought I'd get the opinion of you fine folks.

    Thank you!
     
  2. carty

    carty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I take mine with my lunch and then evening meal this works better for me than at breakfast and I have never had any problems
    CAROL
     
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  3. Fallgal

    Fallgal Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Carol. I appreciate it. :)
     
  4. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    i take regular met and take it whenever, dosent seem to effect me either way but maybe im lucky
     
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    ))Denise(( Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't eat much for breakfast but I still take two metformin then and I take the other two with my evening meal.
     
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