Metformin decreases Vitamin B12 levels in the body. Thus, doctors may recommend having additional supplements of Vitamin B 12 and calcium with Metformin.
Category: Metformin Oral Uses, Side Effects
Metformin is an effective drug in the management of type 2 diabetes. Its usage in type 2 diabetes is not clinically proven.
Since Metformin can cause problems like stomach upset it is advised to take it after meals. This shall reduce bowel problems and other gut-related problems. While extended-release Metformin should be taken at the night after dinner.