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Getting Tired On Metformin

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Feeling Tired On Metforim

Diabetes Forum The Global Diabetes Community Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community Just recently diagnosed with type two diabetes and just started Meforim but I feel so tired - is this normal. Also have an underactive thyroid which does not help. Just really want some reassurance that I will feel better soon. Just recently diagnosed with type two diabetes and just started Meforim but I feel so tired - is this normal. Also have an underactive thyroid which does not help. Just really want some reassurance that I will feel better soon. I think it is the underactive thyroid that makes you feel tired and maybe a too raised blood glucose that also can make people very tired.. if you go low carb I think youll feel much beter in a week or so.. I did , it made a tremendous change in how I felt and my blood glucose came down in a non-diabetic level which is the healthy state to be in, I also ate vitamin B12 and it seemed to make my thyroid hormon work better too.. There are two aspects to Metformin you need to know ; 1. Metformin can over time create a lack of vitamin B12 in your body and hinder your body in uptaking this vitamin 2. Metformin can mask a Continue reading >>

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  1. HisIrishPrincess

    Yes that was one of the side effects of it. Did you build up to the dosage gradually? I had to take two pills in the morning and two at night, and i found when I moved too quickly to the next level, i was exhausted. I started out one pill a day for a few weeks, then on in the am one at night for a few more ..etc….

  2. Button

    I was only on Metformin for a very short period. It made me really, really ill. The best comparison I can give is it was like I had permanant food poisoning!I had to stop taking it in the end.

  3. Evie19

    It’s strange because I take it before I go to bed…wouldn’t the fatigue wear off by the time I wake up?

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