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Posted by: GILL | 2012/02/16

GLUCOPHAGE

is the dose dependent on glucose readings

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Hi Gill

For treating type 2 diabetes in adults, metformin usually is begun at a dose of 500 mg twice a day or 850 mg once daily. The dose is gradually increased by 500 mg weekly or 850 mg every two weeks as tolerated and based on the response of the levels of glucose in the blood.

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Posted by: pharmacist | 2012/02/17

Hi Gill

For treating type 2 diabetes in adults, metformin usually is begun at a dose of 500 mg twice a day or 850 mg once daily. The dose is gradually increased by 500 mg weekly or 850 mg every two weeks as tolerated and based on the response of the levels of glucose in the blood.

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