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  1. New and struggling with it all
    ... have GAINED weight:(. I am currently taking 850mg Glucophage (Metformin) and I am injecting 36units of insulin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  2. unable to understand how to control diabetes - Help Me
    ... plan but could not control. Than doctor sugessted med Glucophage and Diamecron MR. after the use of 5 days the fasting...

  3. Could i have hyperglcemia?
    ... possibly combined with some oral medication such as glucophage , will be needed. Ruth...
    ... likely, however, is that you are a T2 who needs more glucophage than you are taking or that you need to add another ... sulfonyurea. I would, however, suggest upping the glucophage first. Glucophage makes your cells less resistant...

  4. Having a problem and don't know what to do!!!!!!
    ... your met as you begin your meal. If you are not on Glucophage XR (extended release) you can break your 1 gram tablets...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  5. can someone tell me what this means?
    ... day, and is still on one of his oral meds...either glucophage or glucotrol. The other was discontinued. Thanks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucotrol

  6. metoformin
    ... is an extended-release version of Metformin called Glucophage XR ... this tablet cannot be broken, must be taken...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  7. Need help understanding
    ... ago when I went to him. He started me on 500mg. glucophage . I got the generic form. I will be starting on it...
    ... Hi heartsy, I would definitely take your Glucophage with your breakfast meal since after breakfast was ... when you had your highest blood sugar reading. The Glucophage is a great medication but for me it did a little number...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  8. Could someone help me, please?
    ... In addition, the stomach upset could be from the glucophage , especially if you're also experiencing diarrhea,...

  9. Confused and new
    ... oral medication. The most likely would be metformin ( glucophage ), which makes your body's cells less resistant to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  10. Glucophage!
    ... after you split the dose of lantus, you won't need the glucophage at all. Ruth...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lantus

  11. Question about diabetes and colonoscopy
    ... Yes, I've been on glucophage and metformin for a while and I know that causes stomach ... distress, but I've been taking glucophage for over 5 years. My bowels started changing around...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Glucotrol Lantus Metformin

  12. Frustrated
    ... years - I currently am on Actometplus 30/1000 (Actos/ glucophage ) twice a day, NPH insulin 30 units at HS (for the ... sucess at 5 mg (30 pound weight loss and was only on glucophage ) now at 10mg makes me feel constantly nauseous. I ... crap, I have tried to discuss putting me back on just glucophage 1000 twice a day but my endocrinologist wants my AM...
    ... years - I currently am on Actometplus 30/1000 (Actos/ glucophage ) twice a day, NPH insulin 30 units at HS (for the ... sucess at 5 mg (30 pound weight loss and was only on glucophage ) now at 10mg makes me feel constantly nauseous. I ... crap, I have tried to discuss putting me back on just glucophage 1000 twice a day but my endocrinologist wants my AM...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos byetta Humalog Lantus novolog

  13. Questions about Diabetes
    ... with that since I always stuck to generic brand (like glucophage ). The medication, even without the insurance, was...
    ... course and all of the medications I'd taken: Metformin, Glucophage , Glipizide. I also explained the situation as to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos Glipizide Metformin

  14. Anyone else have bowel problems that could be related to their diabetes?
    ... regular bouts of diarrhea which I attribute to the glucophage since it is known for it's stomach distress. I was ... but switched to metformin which is another form of glucophage . I also take glucotrol. I got off Avandia a few...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Glucotrol Lantus Metformin Miralax

  15. Diabetic Neuropathy Constant Pain
    ... myself. Yes my sugar does go up and down. I take Glucophage for years now. I am going to talk to the Doctor about...

  16. Diabetic Neuropathy and Rhuematoid Arthritis
    ... also taking a new diabetic pill once a day, I was on glucophage 2x a day, and cymbalta 60mg 1x a day. I have not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Relafen Cymbalta

  17. glucosage
    ... GLUCOPHAGE is prescribed by a Dr to lower Blood Sugar in tablet...

  18. metformin
    ... increased risk of heart attacks. Metformin (trade name Glucophage ) is a completely different drug and has not been linked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Metformin

  19. Well, I'm bewildered. Given metformin...
    ... common with all variations of Metformin, especially Glucophage . The bottom line here is that Metformin (generic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  20. high glucose levels driving me crazy
    ... something and 10 min. later I have to go potty. I was on glucophage 1000mg daily and about an hour after I would take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lantus novolog

  21. Newbie with results and questions
    ... metformin with no problems at all. Adverse Reaction GLUCOPHAGE Diarrhea 53.2% Nausea/Vomiting 25.5% Flatulence...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  22. Type 2 Diabetes
    ... diagnosed with type two diabetes, my docter put me on glucophage 500mg twice daily and on a low gi diet but i am realy...
    ... niacin (vitamin B3) For example, when I went on Glucophage , it was terrible for me. I couldn't get away from...
    ... readings have been good. I have half heartedly taken my glucophage med. My doctor is unaware of this. Plus I have not ... and I have been bad on my diet. I am suppose to take glucophage twice a day. I also use to be on actos but I was allergic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos

  23. question on Glucophage
    ... The generic name for Glucophage is "Metformin". I don't know if there is a generic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin glumetza

  24. Byetta Feedback?
    ... sugar numbers in control again. Before, even with glucophage , micronase and etc. every day, I was jumping all over...
    ... my BG readings. Byetta has done a better job than Glucophage or Amaryl ever did. I was so hoping for the added...
    ... my BG readings. Byetta has done a better job than Glucophage or Amaryl ever did. I was so hoping for the added...
    Medications also discussed in this post: byetta Amaryl

  25. Anybody experience nighttime bs roller coaster?
    ... I let this go on too long and tried switching to Glucophage like I took when first diagnosed. That never worked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucovance

  26. depressed- diabetes?
    ... treatment ...which includes ... 1000mg of metaformin ..or Glucophage and excersize at least five days a week ..and no I...

  27. Starting Metformen
    ... off actos/metformin 15/500 2x daily and put me on glucophage 1000 2x daily and junuvia 1x day. For the past 3 days...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos Metformin

  28. Confused about oral med or insulin
    ... T2 a little over a month ago and was started out on Glucophage (metformin) 1000 mg twice a day. Then it was changed...
    ... insulin levels were high, should he be on something like Glucophage instead of insulin? Thanks!...
    ... insulin levels were high, should he be on something like Glucophage instead of insulin? .... High insulin levels mean...
    ... down even if you don't eat. As he responds to the glucophage , he may have to reduce the dose of Lantus. Time will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos Cialis Glucotrol Humalog Lantus Metformin

  29. Did anybody else have this problem?
    ... diabetic. My blood sugar was 348 and I was put on Glucophage 1000mg twice a day. The next week, I saw my regular...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos Cialis Glucotrol

  30. Type II and needing to learn...
    ... looked at me and said, "you have diabetes. Take the Glucophage 1000 mg twice a day & Diovan 80 mg once a day and ... anywhere from mid 200s to upper 300s since starting Glucophage and watching very closely what I eat. He changed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Metformin

  31. leg swelling
    ... fire If the problem is not being caused by the Glucophage , your doctor can modify your blood pressure medicine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Metformin hydrochlorothiazide

  32. Is this true about diabetes???
    ... done and there are much better medications (such as Glucophage ) to control it. In the "old days" (like 22 years ... diet, exercise, and insulin-sensitizing meds such as glucophage , you might be able to avoid ever going on insulin...

  33. High Blood Pressure And Diabetics
    ... and Bea, I take glucovance which is a combination of glucophage and glyburide. Glucophage helps distribute the insulin ... to produce more insulin. Some people may just take Glucophage by itself but I needed the extra help from glyburide...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucovance Glyburide

  34. Morning High Glucose - Why, and What to do?
    ... anything that causes stomach side effects. I tried Glucophage (including the controlled release) when I was diagnosed...

  35. Insulin Resistance?????
    ... am insulin resistant :) He said i will put you on glucophage 2 times a day to correct this, it is a diabetic medicine...

  36. Need Natural Remedies for Diabetes
    ... Thistle to detoxify my liver from the side effects of Glucophage . My doctor says the swelling of my liver has declined ... Thistle. Swelling of the liver is a side effect of Glucophage . Every one does not react to herbal supplements ... that is what I need to see. I have cut down on my Glucophage as my doctor informed me that it does nothing to lower ... liver to recover from the debilitating effects of Glucophage . That's just my experience, go into any new regimen...

  37. Cinnamon pills for diabetics?
    ... My physician is wanting to add a prescription to my Glucophage , but I refuse to take more meds... I really want to...
    ... might ask your doctor about increasing the dose of glucophage , depending on what your current dose is. Then there...

  38. Please Explain!
    ... already tried the insulin-sensitizing drugs such as Glucophage or Avandia? If nothing else works, you may want to...
    ... and his levels lowered also. I am diabetic taking Glucophage , and the Dr. told me today he wants to add another...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Humalog Lantus

  39. Newly diagnosed
    ... Nowadays they have far better meds to treat T2. Glucophage and Avandia work by making the body less insulin resistant ... first increasing the dosage of other meds such as Glucophage . Additionally, sulfonyureas can actually cause ... the medication with your doctor. Ruth P.S. Glucophage and, to a lesser extent, Avandia, can cause some gastric...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Glipizide Glucotrol

  40. Question about Diagnosing Diabetes
    ... keeping good numbers with no medication or are taking Glucophage (Metformin) and your doctor supplies you with labs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  41. 3 Hour Glucose Test 30 Repeat Test 51
    ... I have seen posts from people who have tried Glucophage but don't remember any positive results. At least...

  42. Cinnamon Question
    ... making insulin. Another drug they sometimes use is glucophage , it makes you less insulin resistant. That way your...
    ... insulin. Check with your doc about other drugs like glucophage . It lowers your insulin resistance. That way your...
    ... of cinnimum and I don't know that much about it. Glucophage (Metformin) that has been mentioned on this site is...
    ... of cinnamon and I don't know that much about it. Glucophage (Metformin) that has been mentioned on this site is...
    ... to a new endo earlier this year, and she put me on glucophage , but I told her that I'd taken that before and it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Metformin Avandia Glucovance

  43. HELP:::::: Betty Or ANYONE ELSE!!!!!
    ... sugar levels at a more normal range. Metformin or Glucophage are medications that will drop your blood sugar so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  44. Hypoglycemic questions
    ... how I suspect it works .... one of the actions of Glucophage is to cut back the amount of glucose the liver produces...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  45. Some Clarification about Pre-Diabetes
    ... have pre-diabetes. He prescribed two tablets one is " GLUCOPHAGE metformin(500MG)" and "AVANDIA rosiglitazone maleate ... (4MG)." Glucophage - 3 times after each meal Avandia - 1 time after...
    ... insulin sells so that they receive the insulin better. Glucophage reduces the amount of glucose your liver outputs. ... increased if needed. There may be additional benefits to glucophage . BVan (Betty)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Metformin

  46. Byetta Question
    ... shots for PCOS after having too much trouble with glucophage . Since being on Byetta I've noticed some changes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: byetta

  47. old hand, tired hand, completely at a loss
    ... humalog. i was on actos until about 3 months ago and glucophage till about 1 month ago. what happened is my md took ... actos with the insulin change and i had run out of glucophage so i asked my md if i could stay off it and see what ... talk to them except on appts. should i go back to glucophage xr? i feel like i've really messed things up. i...
    ... trust in my MD, I would find another. But why stop glucophage if it was giving better results? Just because "I had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos Humalog Lantus Cialis

  48. Stomach problems and diabetes
    ... on Insulin or does she take pills like Metformin or Glucophage ? I take Metformin and it upsets my stomach not to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  49. Need some help here
    ... down with diet and exercise, then wouldnt go won with glucophage so they put me on shots funny thing though it still...
    ... been 2 weeks since I saw my doctor and he put me on Glucophage (1000 mg a day) and Toprol for the heart rate and...
    ... decided to double the prescription from 1000mg of Glucophage a day to 2000mg to see if that will help. It goes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Toprol

  50. So what are the levels?
    ... yr. I was dx'd with diabetes and right now I take glucophage . My mom, grandmom, and uncle all take insulin. I...

  51. Bolus or Basal first?
    ... I am on Amaryl, Glucophage and Starlix. It appears likely that I will need to...
    ... insulin. I would imagine that you would stop taking the glucophage and add the Lantus? Not sure how they do things nowadays...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl starlix levemir Lantus

  52. New to type 1
    ... sugars often? What are they running? I was put on Glucophage after diagnosis because I was 21 years old and they...

  53. still taking cinnamon
    ... and faith. To think the doc was ready to put me on glucophage last week. Keep up the good work! :)...

  54. Your opinion on needing meds?
    ... some readings in the 180's now and then. He suggested glucophage . I had one bad incident where I went up to 249, but...

  55. Diabetic Boyfriend in hosp We Need help!
    ... S was under 200 (5 hours later). He was prescribed glucophage orally, plus other meds, and instructed to see his ... regular doc ASAP. Fortunately, he was able to stay with glucophage . "We" did the diet change; he started daily exercise...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis

  56. Help with Meds
    ... getting worse. I'm supposed to be taking glipizide and glucophage . My question is if any of you might know of any other...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glipizide

  57. Lantus
    ... type 2 diabetic, on Lantus with oral meds (Actos, Glucophage , and was on Amaryl) and I have not found that all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos Amaryl Lantus

  58. How do bg's affect vision?
    ... with type 2 diabetes my bs was 1000. Since stating glucophage , i have lost 25 lbs, and my bs are now around 80,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Humalog Lantus

  59. High Fasting BS....question
    ... schedule a follow-up appointment. Right now I am on glucophage and I'm afraid he's going to put me on insulin. If...
    ... your doctor may want to do.How long have you been on glucophage and what dose? He may just want to increase your dosage...

  60. Cellulin
    ... have tried. Been diagnosed since April 2004, used Glucophage for about 1 week and stopped after reading about the...
    ... While glucophage can, indeed, have side effects, the "side effects...

  61. Anyone Diagnosed Type 1 Over Age 35?
    ... at diagnosis was only 268. They tried to put me on Glucophage and other oral agents but nothing worked. They finally...

  62. Metaformin queastion
    ... discovered that Avandia has fewer stomach effects than Glucophage (metformin). You may want to ask your husband's doctor ... Avandamet, as that is a combination of Avandia and Glucophage and would have the same side effects. Ruth P...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Metformin avandamet

  63. Anyone else taking Glucophage SR
    ... I took Glucophage SR for 2 months and did not have any side effects ... However, I was taking 500 mg. at night only. Glucophage SR is a time release and is suggested to start out...

  64. Diabetes and To many meds ?
    ... range VERY high.Have gotten up 585.I am NOW taking Glucophage 1000Mg 2 times a day and Glucontrol 5 Mg 2 times a...
    ... ony need 1 or 2 units to cover meals, since I take glucophage (metformin) 850 mg. with every meal. I am Type 1...
    ... 70-30 mix of Novolog insulian flex pen and 1000MG Glucophage 2 times a day and Gluctrol 5 Mg 2 times a day. The...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fioricet Tramadol novolog Metformin

  65. Metformin XL
    ... I have been taking it ( Glucophage ) since I was diagnosed in Jan 2002. Yes, it has side...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl

  66. I'm getting frustrated....
    ... So I take 2 mg. of Amaryl in the AM...and 1000 mg. glucophage in the evening..along with the Lantus insulin shot...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Cialis Lantus

  67. Dawn phenomenon or gastroparesis?
    ... I take 1000 mg of glucophage and 15 units of Lantus in the PM. I have that problem ... I wake up. Tell me...should I take the lantus and glucophage immediately after supper...which has been about 6...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Lantus

  68. Taking insulin shots now..and it was scarey
    ... Plus still having to take my amaryl in the A.M. and glucophage in the evening....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Lantus

  69. How old were you when diagnosed with Type 2?
    ... needing insulin sooner. Nowadays, with medications like Glucophage and Avandia, which cause the body's tissues to be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  70. A question about increasing my meds...
    ... diagnosed back in Sept. 05) First the dr. increased the glucophage (metformin) from 500 - 1000 mg in the evening. Didn...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Metformin

  71. A question about increasing my meds...
    ... diagnosed back in Sept. 05) First the dr. increased the glucophage (metformin) from 500 - 1000 mg in the evening. Didn...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Metformin

  72. Question About Testing Blood Sugar
    ... and can cause them to wear outl Medications like Glucophage and Avandia work by increasing the body's sensitivity...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia

  73. Blood sugar is too high in the A.M.
    ... mg..twice a day. Morning and evening. And then take glucophage (metformin)...1000 mg in the evening. I was just told ... to increase the glucophage from 500-1000 about a week ago. No changes..so my ... question is this. Should I perhaps take the glucophage later...perhaps right before going to bed..instead...
    ... else at work mentioned a time release metformin ( glucophage ). I wonder...is it more expensive? Right now..my prescripti...
    ... I take 4mg of amaryl twice per day and 1000 mg of glucophage . 500 in the morning and 500 at evening. And like...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amaryl Metformin

  74. Newbie-Diabetic
    ... not complete releif. Is this Headache related to GlucoPhage ? Since the SUGAR Level is reduced do the doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos Adalat tenormin

  75. long term type 2 diabetics
    ... to the better medications that are now available. Glucophage and Avandia work by increasing the body's sensitivity...
    ... exercise. I control my diabetes with exercisee and glucophage . When first dx'd i was soooo scared. My fasting ... the needle.I've lost about 15 pounds and reduced my glucophage . Good luck....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia


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