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.....