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    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    4/28/2016 12:23:26 PM

    Reviewer: RDRISH, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I take 2 tablets of 1000mg everyday and I have had no side effects whatsoever!

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    4/16/2016 11:31:20 AM

    Reviewer: Marta, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been on Metformin for the last four years and have not encounter any side efects. I keep my blood sugar in check with an A1C of 6.2 to 6.4. Of course a healthy diet and walking daily has complemented these results.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    3/1/2016 3:33:47 PM

    Reviewer: heschmi1, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    My doctor put me on it after he diagnosed me as pre-diabetic at my last physical. I've been on 500mg, once a day for about a month now. Having not been retested yet, I don't know if it's been effective. I take it with breakfast and haven't experienced any side affects until the last few days. I experienced bad diarrhea a couple of days ago. It only lasted one day so thinking i ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    2/29/2016 6:05:07 PM

    Reviewer: QuestionMark, 65-74 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Was on two tablets per day (500mg each) - after eating had to excuse myself - every time I ate, I had to go to the bathroom - nutrients from food had left my body (obviously). I started taking only one tablet per day - no more cramping or bathroom problems. Have been taking it for about 9 months - A1C was lowered but then back up again. Does anyone know if this medication causes high cholestero ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    2/20/2016 8:12:16 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    you may wonder why I rated this drug so hi,i have been type 2 for 5 months, not treating,also at the same time I was getting prednisone shoots in my foot,and for colds.well rare but it can raise your a1c mine hit 411/402 my a1c was very hi also.so the doc stared me on 1000 a day metformin to 1500 a day now what a blessing.i seen a sugar doctor she added linagliptin 5mg once at night its been 2 goi ... Show Full Comment

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