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Question: Does metformin cause kidney stones or kidney problems?

Asked by MetforminVSkidneys on Jul, 30, 2013 at 6:20 pm:

Who:
Age: 25   Gender: female
Conditions: Stones - Kidney, Kidney Infection, Kidney Damage
Medications: Metformin Hydrochloride, Metformin

Details:
I am trying to find out if others that are or have taken metformin have experienced any kidney problems. Such as kidney stones, kidney infection or kidney damage in general. I personally have never had a kidney stone in my life until I started metformin. Please respond so we can get more warnings out for this medication!

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Jas_512 on Oct, 3, 2014 at 12:38 am:

Since taking Metformin I have had kidney pain and very frequent urination. I just discontinued my dose of 500mg.

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