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From India:

I am family physician. Here, in India, when we diagnose someone with type 2 diabetes, we give them a sulfonylurea-biguanide combination. Usually, this combination is given before a meal. However, I have had patients take it after meals and seen good results. Should the medication be taken before or after meals?


I have usually given the medication with meals. That is also how it is recommended to take the metformin. It is probably not a huge problem, unless someone has some gastrointestinal effects while taking the medication where taking it with meals may help them.


Original posting 12 Mar 2006
Posted to Pills for Diabetes and Type 2


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