I was recently diagnosed with type two diabetes I started
Patient :I was recently diagnosed with type two diabetes. I started taking Metformin 500 mg twice a day four days ago. I have checked by blood sugar twice a day and results are fro 200-300. When will I start to see results from Metformin and when should medication be adjusted?
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Maximum effect of any diabetic medicine is seen after a week or two.
However the response varies from person to person and depends on blood sugar levels.
The range of your blood sugar is very unlikely yo get controlled with Metformin 500 mg twice daily.
I would recommend in such case higher doses of Metformin that is up to 2 grams per day and strict Diabetic diet and regular exercises.
Please share my opinion with your doctor.
If you have any further query, please ask me.
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