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Starting on Metformin

Discussion in 'Metformin/Biguanides' started by nualasdad, Jul 8, 2015.

  1. nualasdad

    nualasdad Type 2 · Member

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    Hi, I have started on 500 mg Metformin, 1 tablet a day. I note that the info with the packet advises not to drink alchohol at all whilst taking it.

    Does anybody take Metformin and still have the odd beer?
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  2. ally1

    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    i do but not often as alcohol raises my BS levels
  3. Daibell

    Daibell LADA · Master

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    Hi. I have alcohol and don't worry but I don't binge. I think if you are sensible it has little effect.
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