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My husband takes Metfformin 2 diabetes. My husband

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My husband takes Metfformin for
type 2 diabetes. My husband had pains throughout his body. When went to his Doctor he as told the Metformin was probably causing it. His dose of two of five pills a day were taken away. The pain has almost gone but he remains to be very tired and sleeps almost all day and night. He also feels very week. Our Doctor is away on holidays so we need someone to tell us how long his tiredness and weakness will continue. It is 10 days since the two pills are gone. He has been a very active up to this point.
Ferne L. Leslie ***@******.***
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question.Sorry to hear about your husband?Does he have any other medical problems?Has he had his thyroid tested recently or in the past?Is he on any other medications for anything at the moment?Please let me know.Kindest regards
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
I would ask to replace the rest of the metforminit will help these symptomsask to replace with glipizide XL 5 mg daily
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
I would appreciate it if you could answer my questions above.Thank you.
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.
need more help?
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.
I am looking forward to hearing from you.