Admin May 16



Metformin is a drug that is used in medical conditions and bodybuilding. When a person is overweight and has type 2 diabetes, then this drug is given to that patient.

Further, it is used to treat ovary syndrome and many other diseases. On the other hand, we use this drug in bodybuilding. We can lose our fat. And it is used to increase muscle mass.

When you are taking this drug, it decreases glucose production in your liver. And it helps reduce your type 2 diabetes.

But when you have good health, then you are taking this drug, then you may have a lot of problems. Moreover, this state is your bodybuilding. And you have bloat, diarrhea, stomach pain, vomiting, gas weight loss, etc.

So you can face these symptoms when you start this drug. Firstly, you must consult with your doctor about this drug. And you can take it orally and in injection form. According to the study, when people take metformin then they have the biggest drawback which is weight loss. On the contrary, you have to gain muscles.

When you buy this, you must contact your doctor and then buy it. If you are buying from your trainer, you have to be sure about it genuinely.

Metformin Uses In Bodybuilding

Weight Loss:

When you are taking Metformin then you lose weight rapidly. Because, when your liver breaks down food in glucose and uses it as fuel then it attacks that glucose.

When your body is high in glucose then Metformin decreases your glucose level. Further, if your body does not have enough glucose to store in your body then your weight does not increase.

When you do not have a high weight, then you are healthy overall. You do not have any kind of problem

Healthy Heart:

Yes, you have a healthy heart. If you are not overweight then you have fewer heart problems.

For example, if you have more weight then you have more chances of a heart attack or stroke, etc. So you can reduce your heart disease. Metformin is not a specific heart drug but you have these benefits when you are taking it.

Muscle Gain:

It is sure that you are losing weight but you are gaining muscle. But your strength is not increased by this.

Gaining muscle means you lose weight, and you still have muscle in your body. When you are working six days a week.

Increased Insulin:

It increases the production of body insulin. Because it is taken by diabetes type two patients. It also reduces the amount of glucose in your body.

and another benefit is to reduce your high blood pressure. Further, It keeps away from cancer. But mainly you can take it when you have a high risk of diabetes.

But do not take your own. Firstly, you need to consult with your doctor then you can take it.


Everyone can arrange this drug because it is very cheap. You can take it from medical. If you want tablets and injection forms both are available in the market. It is cheap but powerful.

Side Effects of Metformin

Weight Loss:

When you have diabetes, then you are taking it. Then you lose your body weight very fast. Further, you can not increase your body weight.

Because it increases the amount of insulin in your body, and your glucose level decreases by it.

Low Energy:

When your body has no glucose in it. Then You may feel low in energy. Because the body uses glucose as fuel.

And sometimes the body stores glucose for later use. When your body does not store any amount of glucose then how does your body use energy when it needs it?

Low Blood Sugar:

It is badly hurting you. When you have low blood sugar then you feel more hungry than usual. And whenever you grab a thing then your hand is shaking. Further, you have a fast heartbeat.

Moreover, You have a lot of sweating. So this gives you trouble in your workout. Your workout is not properly complete. On the other hand, you can not eat or drink your protein shake. If you are a patient with diabetes then you must avoid sweets.

But if you are not patient with diabetes then you can take all these things. Moreover, You do not worry about any weight gain. You gain only muscles. Because Metformin does not give glucose to your body for energy.

So your body uses your body's excess fat. And this is the reason you lose weight. If you have very low fat then you stop taking this drug.

Because your body needs energy. Then it uses all muscle for fuel. And you have not gained muscle. When a person has very low fat, then he has internal bleeding. So keep away if you have low body fat.

How To Take:

If we use a tablet, then you can take it with water. Do not break and chew the tablets. And you can take it with your meal.

And it depends on person to person. Further, if you are a patient with diabetes, then you must consult with your doctor. If you are a bodybuilder, then you also consult with your doctor.

If you have kidney disease, then you can not take Metformin. Further, it is not a cause of your kidney failure. But when your kidney does not work properly then it does not flush from your body. The kidney flushes it through urine. So check all your organs when you are taking them.

If you have type one diabetes, then you should also avoid this drug. I said it before: it varies from person to person. If you have any type of medical condition, then you must consult with your doctor.

Who Can Take It

It is a prescribed medicine. If you are an adult then you can take it. But for children, they must be above ten years old. But it is not suitable for everyone.

Some people have allergies to medicines. If you have any type of allergies then you can tell your doctor before taking it. If you are not telling your problem to your doctor then you have many big problems.

So, Metformin is a very powerful drug. But it is a cheap one. It does not mean that it is cheap and you can buy it. If you do not have any need for this drug, then you must not buy this drug.

It is more suitable for medical conditions. When you are using this for your muscle gain then you do not buy Metformin but you buy lots of drawbacks with it.