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Old 08-21-2014, 01:48 PM   #1
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Default What is your dosage on Metforfmin?

Hi ladies!

I was just curious what your dosage is on your Metformin?

When I was seeing my reproductive endocrinologist I was on 500mg 3 times a day. After having my kids my current doctor has me on 500 mg 2 times a day.

Thanks for your input!
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Old 08-21-2014, 09:12 PM   #2
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I am on 500mg 1x/day. I take the ER version and take it with dinner due to GI issues.
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:57 PM   #3
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Old 08-23-2014, 01:46 AM   #4
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Old 08-25-2014, 04:34 PM   #5
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2000 mg. Which means I take two 500 pills twice a day.

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Old 09-02-2014, 10:21 AM   #6
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1500 mg 1 pill with each meal.

= 5 pounds
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Old 09-05-2014, 11:14 PM   #7
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I'm prescribed 500 twice a day. However I always forget the second one till its too late to take it cause I don't want to eat something right before bed.
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Old 11-11-2014, 09:35 AM   #8
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500 3x a day. When I was feeling nauseous taking it my doctor told me to take two pills in the morning and one at lunch (instead of one at every meal) and surprisingly that helped. When I was on metformin the first time (and lost about 70lbs) I was on 2000mg (4 capsules a day) and I tried to get back up there this time but I just couldn't tolerate it.
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Old 11-11-2014, 09:43 AM   #9
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I am odd man out. I am on 850 2X day, but I am on it for Diabetes, not PCOS. Used to be 850 3X but I would throw up during the night, so he dropped it down and added a different med.

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Old 11-11-2014, 09:43 AM   #10
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I was at 1500 mg taken at meals but now I am on 500 mg just in the a.m.
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