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Metformin - when to take it?

Discussion in 'Metformin/Biguanides' started by Alexandra100, Feb 8, 2018.

  1. RichardHawkings

    RichardHawkings Type 2 · Active Member

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    Can any kind knowledgable soul guide me? I am still unclear about Metformin use - I know advice is to take with meals but this seems to be to minimize tummy upset. I've never had any problems since I started Feb 2016 and have been taking 1g with just water in the morning (I rarely have breakfast) and 1g with dinner at night. Lately I've been taking with lunch (around noon) and dinner around 8pm. Is this better or too close together? I've tried a lot of googling but never found an answer.
  2. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    If you take the standard Metformin and you're timings suit you then it seems ok to me. Having said that for someone new to Met or on the slow release version then timings do play a greater role.
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