I am diabetic since last 6 years. I am 39 years old now. I am taking metformin hydrochloride 1000 mg sr twice a day since last 6 years. Diabetes is in control. This drug can be taken for prolonged use?
what is the best time to take this medicine? (after breakfast or after lunch or after dinner)
MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
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Metformin is a safe drug for long term use, provided you don't have any serious kidney disease. It is best taken AFTER food, twice daily.
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