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Just Starting Medication

Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by Del 80, Nov 28, 2013.

  1. Del 80

    Del 80 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, Just joined the forum today..... I was told earlier today that I have to start taking medication for my T2....Metformin...reading the list of side effects is quite daunting....anyone had problems after taking it ?.......Del.
     
  2. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    hi, welcome

    i have no ill effects from metformin, i believe others do as does my daughter, she and others seem to cope better with a slow release version so if you get tummy problems there is an alternative, best of luck
     
  3. julie56

    julie56 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello - I'm now on my second month's supply and have had no major side effects at all, not even the metallic taste. All the medications seem to list a huge number of possible side effects - some go away after a few weeks. I have to say that to date I feel that Metformin has really helped me return to normal. Good Luck I hope you find the same.
     
  4. Del 80

    Del 80 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the replies, start taking it tomorrow......will keep you posted..........Del
     
  5. Kat100

    Kat100 · Guest

    I have been taking it for one year now, no problems so far....
     
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