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Metformin slow release

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by lynnedeloo, Jan 13, 2015.

  1. lynnedeloo

    lynnedeloo Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Been to the doctors tonight and he has changed my tablets to Metformin slow release.

    Hoping these will work and stop the frequent upset stomachs!!:):)
     
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    Kezzer4321 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    They worked for me... It cleared up almost overnight... Good luck
     
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  3. Mandi2199

    Mandi2199 Type 2 · Member

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    And for me too! No more runny bums :) x

    Forgot to add don't expect too much too soon could take a few days to notice the difference and no more bleugh feeling x
     
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    Vinnnny · Newbie

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    Almost immediate fix of the side effects - best switch on the drug side
     
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    Snowy12 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Same here Goodluck I'm sure you will see a big improvement.
     
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    Lexa_x Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Worked wonders for me! Couldnt tolerate the normal metformin. Slow release fixed all the issues.
     
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  7. ChloeType2

    ChloeType2 Type 2 · Newbie

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    These worked so much better for me, before I was put on slow release Metformin I had terrible symptoms of Lactic Acidosis. Immediately my doctor changed my medication and it has helped a lot with controlling my BS. Still get some symptoms but no where near as much as before ☺️
     
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  8. Russ and sandy

    Russ and sandy Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi all only been taken metoformin ( slow release) for a few days but I have 2 large sores on the side of my face is this a side effect of the drug I'm newly diagnosed type 2 many thanks
     
  9. Clivethedrive

    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Not heard of any reactions like this,i have been on metformin 500 mg's x 2 daily so far no probs.i would check in with your doc though just to see what he says
     
  10. Russ and sandy

    Russ and sandy Type 2 · Newbie

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    Thank you I will
     
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  11. fammy

    fammy Type 2 · Member

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    I have found them quite good as they stopped my stomach upset., been on them for over a year now!:)
     
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