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... My consultant said the side effects on SR should be reduced but all my research on the net seems to say it is no better. ... (6 replies)
... I am on Metformin ER 500 mg twice a day. ..I am supposed to be moving upward to 4 a day........ I have had some stomach distress but it is improving. I have noticed I can finally eat normally without gaining weight.....It is awesome !!!! I can actually eat bread and few carbs is like heaven......before I was living on protein. One side effect I have had is... (6 replies)
... The only thing that helped me is taking the Metformin ER 500mg in the middle of a meal. I will literally eat half of my dinner, take the pill then eat the other half. When I do that, I have NO stomach/bowel troubles. If I take the pill before or after a meal, I will have a lot of trouble and if I take it on an empty stomach, I end up in the ER for dehydration. The bad... (6 replies)

... caseymay, I totally understand what you were saying about the metformin. I have been battling with it for years. I go on it and take all I can usually about 6 months and then get off for a while before going back on again. I talked to my doctor and he says it's all in your diet. Well while on it for one of the longest stretches yet, I have been playing with my diet and... (6 replies)
... I took Regular Met a couple of time and it knocked me for six both times. and it took the specialist 3 years to tell me about the slow release met. I could go back and kiss him now, as i have had NO side effects with these at all. i am taking 1500mg a day now. I have lost 2 stone, but still not have any periods, without the help of provera. I am going to my specialist the... (6 replies)
... I take Met ER for exactly those reasons. I was on 1000mg daily, but my new doc only will give me 500mgs, so my symptoms are even less, but I am not convinced it is working all that well. Anyway, yes, the ER for me has lessened my bowel troubles, I also take it at night and sleep off the symptoms (6 replies)
... CM, I have tried the regular metformin and am now on the metformin XR. I have found with the metformin XR I do not have as many side effects as when I just took the regular one. They are still there to some extent but I can actually handle them now which makes me happy. I hope this helps. Terry (6 replies)

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