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Drug Interactions With Metformin

This drug can potentially interact with a number of medicines.
 
(Click Metformin Drug Interactions for more information about these possible interactions.)
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
 
  • Kidney problems, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Low vitamin B12 levels (pernicious anemia)
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Had a heart attack or stroke
  • An upcoming surgery or procedure (including x-rays and other radiology procedures)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Metformin Warnings and Precautions for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take this drug.)
 
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