I've been taking 3 new medicines for about a month (alprazolam .5 mg, zolpidem 5mg, pravastatin 20 mg). I am type 2 diabetic and lately my sugars have been higher than normal 260-300 after eating. I take 2000 mg metform ER daily (usually all at the same time). I take insulin as needed to counteract the high sugars. I've been doing this for 5 years, but now I have a hunger that is never satisfied and the only thing that is different is the 3 new medications that were added. I did get off track taking my metformin (went from 4 to 2 to 3, I was all over the place. I've been back on track now for 4 days and I have had the hunger for 4 days.
high cholesterol (which I've always had)
stress from conflict with neighbor and her barking dog; mom passed away
can't fall asleep on my own
I find it odd that this hunger started a month after taking these new medicines. Before my sugars were fairly high but manageable. Now they are always high. I've been dealing with stress for over 20 years, and never felt this type of hunger, where you are hungry even after eating an over large meal, and the hunger never goes away. I don't feel depress but I do get angry and panicky when I hear my neighbor's dog barking. My mom's death took place 8 months ago and that's not bothering me because I did right by her. Anything else you can add.