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Does Metformin Cause Stomach Cancer

Does Metformin Cause Stomach Cancer

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have not heard of such serious side effect from taking Metformin....perhaps other in the Team can enlighten us on this subject....Thanks guys for chipping in.....

posted over 3 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

my grandkids mother was told by her doctor that because she too metformin it caused her stomach cancer. why would a doctor a patient that if it isn't true. now she has to take chemo and radiation because of it

posted over 3 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have taken it for years and I don’t have stomach cancer.

posted over 3 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

The only serious effect I have heard of was kidney damage but so hard to know.

posted 8 months ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have taken Metformin for over 20 years and never had that issue. This was the first time I ever heard of it.

posted over 3 years ago
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