FREE unlimited standard delivery (3 to 5 business days) to any mailing address within the 50 U. Also includes discounts on non-standard shipping and shipping outside the U. Metformin may rarely cause a serious, life-threatening condition called lactic acidosis. Your doctor will probably tell you not to take metformin. Also, tell your doctor if you are over 65 years old and if you have ever had a heart attack; stroke; diabetic ketoacidosis (blood sugar that is high enough to cause severe symptoms and requires emergency medical treatment); a coma; or heart or liver disease. Taking certain other medications with metformin may increase the risk of lactic acidosis. Tell your doctor if you are taking acetazolamide (Diamox), dichlorphenamide (Keveyis), methazolamide, topiramate (Topamax, in Qsymia), or zonisamide (Zonegran). Tell your doctor if you have recently had any of the following conditions, or if you develop them during treatment: serious infection; severe diarrhea, vomiting, or fever; or if you drink much less fluid than usual for any reason. You may have to stop taking metformin until you recover. If you are having surgery, including dental surgery, or any major medical procedure, tell the doctor that you are taking metformin.
Jul 12, 2018. Metformin, a controversial drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, has been getting a lot of hype lately -- and once you start reading about it, it's easy. Aug 1, 2017. Metformin was the subject of a recent article I tweeted entitled “Forget The Blood Of Teens. This Pill Promises To Extend Life For A Nickel A.