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DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (57,421)
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8/6/12 10:30 A

Awesome! Thanks for the update. Glad you got it straightened out!

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8/6/12 9:08 A

I talked to the doctor's office this morning....had the nurse ask the doctor and she said take 1 tablet once a day.....so that clears that up.....

Stephanie Grohol

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8/5/12 5:00 P

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I agree that you might also want to check with the pharmacy to make sure the label wasn't misprinted. Also check with your Doc first thing tomorrow. In the meantime, I am not sure what to tell you to do until you can contact them

MACKENZIE963 SparkPoints: (875)
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8/5/12 12:55 P

You might want to verify w/the dr. or at least w/the pharmacist to confirm what was on the prescription.



DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 26,698
8/4/12 8:28 P

Only your doctor can clarify this.
As you plan...call your doctor.
SP Dietitian Becky

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8/4/12 8:04 P

This is a question for your doctor. Give them a call first thing. We can't answer that, and you should NOT listen to any advice you may receive that attempts to answer it. You are on a prescription medication, and any questions should be directed to the medical professional who prescribed it.

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8/4/12 7:50 P

Hi,
I was told by my doctor to take Metformin once a day when i last saw her after my A1C came back good - it was 5.7. She also gave me a prescription for 500 mg. I still had some Metformin left so I started splitting them. Today, I went the the pharmacy to get my refill and took one tonight after dinner....it said on the bottle to take one tablet twice daily. It is 500 mg's, so I am wondering about this.

Am I supposed to take 2 a day from what the bottle says? Or one pill once a day? The 500 mg's are smaller and rounder compared to the 1000 mg's which were long. I am thinking of calling my doctor on Monday to see which is correct.....

Stephanie

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