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My husband has been on Metformin and Lipitor for about 3

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My husband has been on Metformin and Lipitor for about 3 weeks.
The last couple of days he is very lathargic and cannot stay awake. Now he is breathing hard and has had really bad indigestion and no appetite. My question is : Do we need to wait for this to get out of his system or do we need to go to the ER. He takes the lowest dose and has not taken one since Friday to see if it got better. His BP is 130/80
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 2 years ago.


What is his current blood sugar level?


Pain abdomen?



Generalised body ache?



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