What Is The Drug Metformin Made From?

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Uses Metformin is used with a proper diet and exercise program and possibly with other medications to control high blood sugar. It is used in patients with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke. Metformin works by helping to restore your body's proper response to the insulin you naturally produce. It also decreases the amount of sugar that your liver makes and that your stomach/intestines absorb. How to use Metformin HCL Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking metformin and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 1-3 times a day with meals. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medication unless otherwise directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, and other medications you may be taking. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including pr Continue reading >>

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  1. Dr. Saha

    Thank you for your question.
    I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.
    The normal level of a1c is less than 5.7%.
    In prediabetes, the range is 5.7% to 6.4%.
    But as your glucose level is 89, it is not much concerning.
    Please try to maintain optimum weight, have regular exercise, walking.

    I hope this information helps.

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