59 patient evaluations for Metformin

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Jan 18, 2017 (Started Jun 30, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Advice don't stop this medication just because you can't afford it. Find a way. I did this and my A1c went from 6.7 to 8.4. So my doctor put me on a higher dose. So far my history of blood sugar results keep low and consistent.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 11, 2016 (Started Jan 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I have a Morning/Night 7 day pill box I fill up every Sunday Night.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2016 (Started Nov 08, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 19, 2016 (Started Feb 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I control type 2 diabetics with a healthy diet. A wonderful dietitian to help me stop binge eating. Having control and seeing the success far out ways those nasty extra pounds.

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 17, 2016 (Started Dec 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 27, 2016 (Started Sep 20, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Initially, it brought down my A1C quite a bit, but as time has gone on, my A1C is back higher than before. Nonetheless, I still have to keep taking the pills.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2016 (Started Apr 23, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increased A1C)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 9, 2016 (Started Mar 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for diabetes type 2)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 29, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Elevated liver enzymes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Twice daily

Sep 1, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Elevated liver enzymes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: I take this 2*aday I have loss weight and it's no bother to take I take when I take my other meds..

Feb 13, 2015 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Elevated liver enzymes)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for polycystic ovary syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 11, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for polycystic ovary syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 8, 2013 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for polycystic ovary syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take with a substantial meal.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 11, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for polycystic ovary syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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