Pros And Cons Of Metformin

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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. Diahbetes

    Diabetes Type 2 sufferer here. Been this way for a few years but I recently lost my job. For the time being, I can't afford to pay the "$150 toll" to cross the bridge and snag some free Metformin. I've tried zoomcare and sliding pay-scale clinics, but they're not much cheaper where I live. Canadian Pharmacies mark up their pills for some reason and I can't afford those either. A bunch of the Diabetes Wholesale sites don't seem to sell pills, just testing supplies. I'm just about to drive to Walmart and beg them to sell me some without a 'scrip but even if that works it's not a long-term solution.
    Are there any savvy Californian diabetic redditors out there that have found a method to safely and reliably obtaining Metformin without a prescription? I could really use the help. Hopefully I'm not sending out the wrong message by asking this, but I'm sure anyone who relies on medicine to treat a long-term illness can identify with me when the prescription bills just seem less and less justifiable.

  2. worleygurl

    I highly doubt there is a LEGAL way to get prescription Metformin without a prescription. I do not live in California, but I did go for 7 years without insurance and am a Type 1. Try calling your local Health Department. Sometimes they can help you with meds. Also, call the manufacturer of Metformin. A lot of times, you can get your meds free from the manufacturer or at least at a significantly reduced rate. Short of that, and I'm not saying this is a fix but have you tried controlling your diabetes by exercising, eating healthy and losing weight? (assuming you are overweight) You could also (as much as I hate to recommend this) go to the ER and they can write you a script. Will the walk in / sliding scale clinics not write you a script for metformin?

  3. Wdc331

    If you have an endo or GP, you should check with them about obtaining some free samples or see if they know of any assistance programs in your area.
    There is also https://www.inhousepharmacy.vu which should allow you to order medications without an Rx.

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