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Missed Medication

Jun 19, 2012

I ran out of my Metformin and have missed 5 doses. Is this going to cause a serious problem. I have been taking it since January 2012, 1000mg 2x daily.

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

While missing your diabetes medicine (metformin) isn't ideal- it'll result in higher blood sugars for the 2 or 3 days; there's generally no long term issues. The bigger question is to understand why the doses were missed in the first place and try to prevent the missed doses from happening (if possible) in the future.

Be well, BY

Dr. Young, you are like my God who can advice me.
Dr. Young, thanks for everthing.

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