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Diabetes

Question
Posted by: Laura | 2020/01/31

Q.

Long term use and side effects of Metformin

We all heard about weighing the pros vs cons about this and that. What are the long term side effects (10+ years) of Metformin on the human body?

Expert's Reply

A.

Diabetes expert
- 2020/02/05

Hi

There are no negative side-effects of taking metformin long term, and some data shows that it may enhance your lifespan. Previous concerns about it affecting the kidneys is invalid

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