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    metformin???

    Ive heard a little about using metformin for bodybuilding. It supposidly increases the recepter senstativity of the recepter cells so that less insulin is needed. My main question would be how much to take? I have the 500mg tabs. What would be the dosege on the bulk or cut? WHen would I take it before eating during or after?

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    In medicine, the suggested starter dose for diabetics is an 850mg tab with breakfast. If more is used either 1000mg twice a day or as much as "2550"mg divided amongst each meal of the day.

    Hopefully you can get some more info on this, playing with insulin is something I would be afraid of.

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    People were very excited when metformin and phenformin first came out as they hoped it would increase insulin sensitivity to the point that far more carbs and amino acids would be shuttled toward muscle cells and away from fat cells....real world results? Marginal at best. Niether is very popular anymore. I wouldn't bother.

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