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Does metformin interact with alcohol?

Q: Can taking metformin and alcohol affect the blood test?

A:Yes; alcohol interacts with metformin in the blood. The blood sugar, lactate and lactate-pyruvate are raised when alcohol is consumed by patients taking biguanides (such as phenformin, metformin).

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