Negative Health Impact of Metformin

Metformin is a prescription drug for type 2 diabetes. It belongs to a class of medications called biguanides

Metformin causes some common side effects like :

heartburn stomach pain nausea or vomiting

bloating gas diarrhea constipation

weight loss headache metallic taste in your mouth

You can reduce the chances of side effects by taking metformin with a meal.

Metformin’s most serious side effect is lactic acidosis.

Lactic acidosis is a rare but serious problem that can result from a buildup of metformin in your body, which causes a pH imbalance.