Metformin extended release

Softballmom1609
By Softballmom1609 Latest Reply 2014-04-04 12:44:02 -0500
Started 2014-04-03 19:27:55 -0500

I was wondering if the metformin ER has less digestive symptoms than the regular metformin. I plan to see my doctor soon and wanted to know if it's side effects are not as severe. I have IBS with diareaha and gerd already and just need to find a medication that won't make diareaha worse. Also is Metformin ER covered by the Medicaid program as I am very low income. If it's not covered by Medicaid, how much does it cost?


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Trudie Ann
Trudie Ann 2014-04-04 12:44:02 -0500 Report

Softballmom I'm on the regular Metformin, if you find out about the Metformin ER please post it. I would like to know what you find out.
I have a different insurance so I don't know about Medicaid, sorry.

msann
msann 2014-04-03 21:57:39 -0500 Report

HI MY HUBBY TAKE METFORMIN ER HE SAYS IT HURT HIS LEG SOME TIMES BUT THE REGULAR BOTHERED HIM MORE HE ON MEDICARE HUMANA COVERS HIS MED

kimfing
kimfing 2014-04-03 21:45:44 -0500 Report

Im on met er. The first couple of days it irritated my stomach, make sure to take w food. Doesn't bother it anymore. My bms are softer than b4 dx. But not terrible. May affect you differently. Definitely talk to Dr.