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How soon after starting Glucophage will my symptoms improve?

Glucophage (metformin) should affect your blood sugar levels right away, but it may take some time before you feel better. It is important to monitor your blood sugar as directed. Your doctor may increase your dose over time after seeing how Glucophage works for you.

This drug is designed to treat type 2 diabetes along with a proper diet and exercise, so follow your doctor's instructions.

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