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ly, metformin may cause an acid health problem in the blood (lactic acidosis). The risk of lactic acidosis is higher in people with kidney problems and in people who take certain other drugs like topiramate. The risk is also higher in people with liver problems or heart failure, in older people (65 or older), or with alcohol use. If lactic acidosis happens, it can lead to other health problems and can be deadly. Lab tests to check the kidneys may be done while taking this drug. Talk with the doctor. Call your doctor right away if you have signs of too much lactic acid in the blood (lactic acidosis) like fast breathing, fast heartbeat, a heartbeat that does not feel normal, very bad upset stomach or throwing up, feeling very sleepy, shortness of breath, feeling very tired or weak, very bad dizziness, feeling cold, or muscle pain or cramps. Do not take this drug if you are 80 years of age or older and have not had your kidneys tested. Do not take this drug if you have a very bad infection, low oxygen, or a lot of fluid loss. If you have liver disease, talk with your doctor. Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol. If you are having an exam or test with dye or have had one within the past 48 hours, talk with your doctor. Tell all of your health care providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists. null COMMON USES: It is used to lower blood sugar in patients with high blood sugar (diabetes).
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Our card is not insurance, we simply provide discounts on prescriptions. Since pricing is an ongoing negotiation, please bring both your insurance card and Optum Perks coupon to your pharmacist to see which provides a more cost-effective option for you.
No. We merely provide discounts through coupons for prescriptions. Any purchases through Optum Perks will not count toward an insurance deductible.