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Top 4 Search Results for "Fortamet"

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Fortamet I Take It Twice A Day One In The Morning One At Super Time Is It Ok
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A DiabetesTeam Member

I take 2 in the morning after breakfast and 2 after my evening meal. I guess it all depends on what the feels is necessary for each individual.

My Doctor Just Put Me On Actos...
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anyone else taking this ? side effects? Weight gain? I'm not having many side effects but the weight gain is evident. How am I supposed to lose weight when they put you on the one drug that's supposed to help you but makes you gain?

A DiabetesTeam Member

I stopped taking it as it made me real sick but my Doctor was real mad at me and tried to make me take it so I went and found another Doctor !

Fortamet
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when I was 8 they tubes from my kidneys to bladder and my bladder to out were to small causes a serious backup of urine into my kidneys. that was surgically corrected but almost killed my kidneys. 17 years ago I was told that my kidneys bleed at a +3 for no apparent reason, but function normally. in 2004 I found out I had angiomloipomas in both kidneys In 2004 they were 1-4mm in 2005 they had grown to 4-5cm. in 2007 they remain the same. my question is: should I even be on the metforminread more

A DiabetesTeam Member

So sorry. May you choose wisely.

Lyrica
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Was on glauofage but changed to metorfim have been really sick face skin peeling and diarrhoea stoped taking them and now feeling much better found a chemist wher I can get glauofage

A DiabetesTeam Member

It was a generic form of Metformin I was given