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Metformin

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Biguanides Glucophage, Diabetmin, Diaformin, Diamet

Metformin - Dosage and How to Use

How should Metformin be used?

Take with or after food. This lowers the chance of getting stomach discomfort, nausea and diarrhea.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Remember to take it with food. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only the usual dose. Do not double your dose or use extra medication to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Metformin - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, May 8, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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