Metformin 500mg and side effects: How to reduce side effects of Metformin?
This video looks at Metformin 500mg and its side effects.It also looks at how to reduce side effects of Metformin.Metformin 500mg is a usual starting dose for diabetic management of patients.This video also looks at what Metformin is and how it works.
You struggling with its side effects? tips what is metformin and how does it work? metformin is a prescription drug to treat diabetes. it also ovarian syndrome. the mainstay of treatment and management of diabetes is diet and exercise, coupled with lifestyle changes such as weight the amount of glucose produced
In your liver, it decreases the amount of glucose absorbed from your gut and it also improves the way your body responds to insulin. dosages of metformin. in this video we’ll talk about the 500 milligram dose of metformin as this is the dose you’ll start off with. there are different forms and strengths of
Metformin which you are seeing right here and you can be familiar with them if your doctor decides to titrate the dose up. and if you’re an older adult, check with your doctor if metformin is the right drug for you. elderly patients are more likely to have renal problems and this drug can be contraindicated. what are
The most common side effects? there are several and the most common vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, heartburn, forming gas, feeling fatigued and headache, some patients complain about a metallic taste in their mouth. when do i have to call my doctor right away? if you’re having an allergic reaction to the
Medication you’ll have feelings of difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, wheezing, a rash or even hives you might even have bad stomach pain with repeated episodes of vomiting or diarrhea or even have unusual muscle pain. this could all be signs of a bad side effect called lactic acidosis might even have signs of low
Blood sugar, you’ll feel weak, shaky and dizzy, you might even start sweating feeling confused with a rapid heartbeat. if you want to find out which medical conditions your doctor will have to stop prescribing this drug click on this link above to find out which ones. and if you’re finding value in this video
Click on that notification bell and hit the avoid side effects? start at the lowest dose and titrate up. you’ll be advised to take the dose of 500 milligrams with your dinner. this is done not only to minimize side effects but to also help reduce your higher blood glucose in the morning. your doctor will advise
To take this for about one to two weeks and if you’re tolerating this, then another dose of metformin can be added in the morning with your breakfast.this can be taken can tolerate the dose. and if you can tolerate time, but i usually recommend against that and the reason is pretty easy to understand. you
Want to keep things simple and manageable and in my experience i found out if you’re on too many medications or too many medication changes or the frequency of the medications is changed too often this reduces the compliance of our patients.please have this discussion regarding this with your doctor. your doctor might
Also want to switch you to an extended release medication. if you’re experiencing side effects this also simplifies how many pills you need to take. did you know that metformin can also affect your b12 level click on this link above to find out more in a future video. i’ll examine whether metformin can cause
Dementia and i’ll add the link probably right here. question of the day? are you on metformin 500 milligrams and is it causing side effects? and you can see more videos if you click right here or click right here or click right here. think your health and have a good day! okay cut the whole thing i’m doing this whole
Thing again what the heck and have a good day and have a good day.
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Metformin 500mg and side effects: How to reduce side effects of Metformin? By Think Your Health