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Medication twin—anyone? [emoji23]

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by lcarter, Apr 12, 2022.

  1. lcarter

    lcarter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    I’m an oddbod and wondered if anyone else is on what I’m on.

    Metformin x 2 daily (1000mg)
    Empagflozin 25mg x 1 daily
    Atorvastatin 20mg x 1 daily

    Insulin when needed

    Ozempic 0.5mg weekly.

    Levels still out of control and I’ve tried keto and low carb. Hoping the Ozempic works as I’m only on week 6.

    Thank you
     
  2. finzi1966

    finzi1966 · Well-Known Member

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    Well I’m fairly similar: I’m on 1000mg metformin twice a day, dapaglifozin 5mg twice a day (same type of drug as empaglifozin), Ozempic 0.5mg weekly.

    I don’t take insulin though which I guess is quite a big difference:)

    (I don’t take statins, I have always refused them when offered as I am not convinced of their benefit to me).

    I’ve been on Ozempic since October (the other two, much longer). I also eat low carb. I hope your levels improve soon. I have found using a Freestyle Libre very helpful. I have to self find but maybe if you are on insulin you might get one on prescription?
     
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