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A Ci= Confidence Interval B Extended-release Metformin Was Clinically Similar To Immediate-release Metformin Based On The Pre-defined

Page 1 of 22 Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets 500 mg and 1000 mg Rx only DESCRIPTION Metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets contain an oral antihyperglycemic drug used in the management of type 2 diabetes. Metformin hydrochloride (N, N- dimethylimidodicarbonimidic diamide hydrochloride) is a member of the biguanide class of oral antihyperglycemics and is not chemically or pharmacologically related to any other class of oral antihyperglycemic agents. The empirical formula of metformin hydrochloride is C4H11N5•HCl and its molecular weight is 165.63. Its structural formula is: Metformin hydrochloride is a white to off-white crystalline powder that is freely soluble in water and is practically insoluble in acetone, ether, and chloroform. The pKa of metformin is 12.4. The pH of a 1% aqueous solution of metformin hydrochloride is 6.68. Metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets are designed for once-a-day oral administration and deliver 500 mg or 1000 mg of metformin hydrochloride. In addition to the active ingredient metformin hydrochloride, each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: ammonio methacrylate copolymer type A, ammonio metha Continue reading >>

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  1. angelsbridges

    Are they all one in the same?
    I've been dx with all three in the last month - but am confused if I need to be doing something that watching carbs and exercising. My doctor didn't explain anything to me other than to eat every couple of hours to avoid going low and feeling "crappy".
    I thought that the hypoglycemia and reactive hypoglycemia were "symptoms" associated with prediabetes. Any help would be fantastic!

  2. fgummett

    I'm not sure that there is a definitive answer to this, yet... but from reading many other related posts here on DF it does seem to me that reactive hypos -- and just generally disordered BGs -- may well be a sign of Pre-D...
    I see Type 2 D as a progressive condition, which not only means it can get worse over time, but also suggests that it is already developing long before the Doctors will give you a formal diagnosis of D based on the ADA's BG guidelines.
    No diagnosis all too often, means no treatment or intervention. This was the traditional "wait and see" attitude which inevitably meant "let's wait till you get worse before we do anything about it..." Hopefully that attitude is changing.
    Pre-D is a relatively recent diagnosis that I hope is intended to bridge that gap... because with Type 2 D it really is a case of "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"... or the sooner you catch on to it and start taking action the better your outcome is likely to be.
    With that it mind it does make sense to me that as Type 2 develops, Insulin Resistance (IR) tends to get progressively worse and the Pancreas is working overtime to pump out ever larger amounts of insulin... I can see how -- in this disordered and stressed state -- the Pancreas might over-react and pump out too much insulin... or too little...
    The good news is that armed with this picture you can start to take charge and do what you are already doing to relieve the stress on your Pancreas.

  3. angelsbridges

    I am very frustrated.
    I think I want my pancreas and insluin production to be consistent. It's driving me bonkers trying to figure it out.

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