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Metformin for type 2 diabetes?
Hi , My husband has been recently diagnosed (2 weeks back )with type2 diabetes and he is 33 years old . He has been asked to take metformin medication .. but I have read this has a lot of side effects and is banned in US . Can he still take metformin ? Is it advisable??
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Metformin is the one of the oldest anti diabetic drugs . This is the safest drug to take with very minimal or no side effects . The Metformin is not banned in US rather some batches of certain brands were recalled by FDA as some impurities were found in them .
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It is not completely banned , some companies have been recalled by fda
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