Manufacturer: Dr Reddy
Generic Name: Metformin SR (Sustained Release)
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|500mg (50 tablets)||$0.56||$28.1|
|500mg (100 tablets)||$0.43||$56 $43.28
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|500mg (500 tablets)||$0.28||$280 $141
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|Strength||Per Unit Price||Price|
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THERAPEUTIC USES.: -
Metformin Sustained Release (generic name) is a biguanide (oral anti-hyperglycemic agent). It is a prescription drug which is sold under the brand name- Fortamet (Trade name). Healthcare specialist may use the trade name when prescriber referring to the generic drug name. It is used to treat adult patients with type 2(non-insulin dependent) diabetes (improve glycemic control). This is an antidiabetic drug which is used for the patient of hyperglycemia.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE.:-
What if you miss a dose Metformin.: -
If you miss or forget a dose of Metformin, take it as soon as possible, if it almost time for your next schedule. Skip the forgotten dose and go back to your normal schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten/missed dose.
How Metformin works.: -
Metformin works on the process of gluconeogenesis, it decreases blood glucose level by decreasing hepatic glucose production, resulting in decreasing intestinal absorption of glucose and increasing glucose reuptake and utilization.
Metformin side effects.:-
Metformin may cause some side effects; however, you should always tell your health care specialist if you experience any unusual symptoms.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
Before taking Metformin to talk to your doctor, if you have or had any of the following conditions.: -
PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING.:-
Let your doctor know before taking this medicine, if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant and if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Let your doctor know if you ever had any kind of kidney diseases.
Let your doctor know if you ever had any kind of liver(Hepatotoxicity) diseases.
Please consult your doctor if you are consuming alcohol. If you use alcohol may increase your side effect so it is good to avoid alcohol while using Metformin medication.
Interactions with this medication.:-
For informational purposes only. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicine including OTC or any herbal supplement.
Drugs that may interact with Metformin include.:-
IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.