Our expert says:
A high fasting insulin may indicate insulin resistance or pre-diabetes - see http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/DM/pubs/insulinresistance/
Side effects of glucophage can be: Diarrhea; gas; headache; indigestion; nausea; stomach upset; temporary metallic taste; vomiting.
Severe allergic reactions; chest pain or discomfort; dizziness or lightheadedness; fast or difficult breathing; feeling of being unusually cold; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; general feeling of being unwell; muscle pain or weakness; slow or irregular heartbeat; unusual drowsiness; unusual or persistent stomach pain or discomfort; unusual tiredness or weakness.
Not all patients will have all the side effects, and it is usually not severe
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