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How should I take Glumetza (metformin)?

Glumetza (metformin) comes in the form of a tablet that you take by mouth. Make sure to swallow the tablets whole; never crush, break, or chew Glumetza tablets. To reduce the risk of side effects like stomach pain and nausea, take Glumetza with your evening meal. Because Glumetza is part of your Type 2 diabetes treatment, you should follow a proper diet and exercise plan along with taking this medication. It is important to take Glumetza exactly according to your doctor's instructions.

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