What are the side effect of metformin hydrochloride? I am taking one metformin HCl sustain release tablet 500 mg daily for last three years. Now my sugar level is under normal range can I discontinue it. Please suggest.
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Please do not discontinue metformin avery good drug with few side effects of distension of stomach heviness and sometimes dirrhoea. Your sugar is controllef because of medicine and start rising after stopping.
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