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Moderate use of alcohol when taking Metforin.

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Moderate use of alcohol when taking Metforin.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. RK replied 4 years ago.
dear customer,

how long are you taking metformin and in what dose?
are the sugar levels controlled?
Expert:  Dr. RK replied 4 years ago.
Dear customer,

The simultaneous use of metformin along with acute or chronic alcohol use should be avoided as it may augment the effect of lactic acidosis.

The other symptoms like malaise, myalgia, respiratory distress, hyperventilation, slow or irregular heartbeat, somnolence, abdominal upset, or other unusual symptoms may develop in such cases.

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metformin and alcohol

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