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How does anyone manage Metformin ?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Medication and Drugs' started by Busy1, Jun 5, 2015.

  1. MarcoRiveira

    MarcoRiveira Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had the same gastric problems the first time, and blurred vision as well. I persevered, and after about 2 weeks I can take standard Metformin anytime I want without problems, empty stomach or not. Blurred vision gradually cleared within 3 to 4 weeks. Maybe give it some time and see what happens. If the problem persists after a couple of weeks, then slow release I guess.

    I prefer the standard tablet, I can time my metformin myself, as I like to take it just before bed. If sleeping late, 12 hours at least before the next 500mg dose (I am only on 2 500mg per day).
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