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pain in side

ihave been having pain in right side going across to left up high . Ihad  colonscopy did not show anything. I have been taking mteformin for dibetes. Keep dierrea a lot and fell sick a lot. do think this medicine could cause this.
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Hi,
Metformin can certainly cause diarrhea although it commonly improves after a few weeks of being on the medication. Diabetes itself can predispose you to certain intestinal problems that can cause diarrhea too. Definitely follow up with your GI specialist to see what other suggestions they may have aside from the metformin.
In the meantime try to stick with bland foods and drink lots of water.
Take care.
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