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What are the side effects of metformin?

Eelyn Goh30sFemale
I started to take metformin early this month to help manage my PCOS. The first week into the metformin, I got gastric, nausea, loss of appetite and vomiting. Now, it's my 3rd week into metformin and I still have gastric, nausea and loss of appetite. Is this normal? Are there other medicines to replace metformin?

23 May 2022

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Answer from the Doctor
Try the extended release version, less side effects. And take it at night, after dinner, before bed.

16 Jun 2022

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