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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/20/2007 9:12:17 PM

Reviewer: mom, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
suppose to start out with one 500 mg for two weeks ease into 2 pills> I started with 2 pills and was sick to the stomach ache. diarreha & vomiting.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/19/2007 11:30:17 AM

Reviewer: hamp918, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication cause severe stomach problems. Since I started taking it I have been unbale to hold anything on my stomach and I have sharp pains in my stomach even after I stopped taking it.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/18/2007 9:40:46 PM

Reviewer: jesse123, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Every time I take this medication, I get the chills, fever of 103-104 (adult), severe vomiting and this pill never dissolves in my system. I am going off this pill and will speak with my doctor about it. This is not normal- to be sick every day.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/17/2007 2:34:49 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/16/2007 10:31:13 PM

Reviewer: william, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Does not lower my blood sugar very much, if at all

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