I've been taking metformin 500mg once daily for the 6 weeks. My blood fasting sugar level has gone down 71 mg/dL and hasn't gone over 80mg/dL for the last 5 days. My blood sugar level after meal in the evening (I took 2 hours after dinner) has been under 100 mg/dL for the last 7 days.
Should I stop taking medication? I've just called my doctor but his office is closed today because of snow storm. I'm afraid that the glucose level might go lower 70mg/dL if I continue to take the medicine.
Would you give me some advice on this? I can't wait until Monday when the doctor office is open again.
These are excellent numbers which are probably the result of the metformin so you probably don't want to stop it! Unless your numbers drop lower I wouldn't worry about it and you can talk to your doctor next week about any changes he wants to make. If you do go below 60 you can treat it with a couple glucose tablets to bring it back into range (don't overdue treating a low because this results in going high and is a common mistake)
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