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Usage of metformin

Is metformin safe for non diabetic patient, taking for weight loss. It has been prescribed by a senior most doctor, but we r bit confused if it harmed in future. Kindly comment on above Thnx
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Hi, with this there is no harm. You can continue with it. It helps in reducing weight as described by other doc. But after 3 months u have to stop it as it doesn't help.
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Dr. Hithysh BM Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello not a problem you can go ahead with metformin it also reduces insulin resistance and increases the metabolism and you can lose weight consult physician for further evaluation.
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