Gluformin 500 Tablet (10)

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  • Contains / Salt: Metformin (500 mg)
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) Information

    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10), a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Diabetes.

    The right dosage of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) also has some side effects, the most common being Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. Some other side effects of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10)'s effect during pregnancy is Mild and Moderate while nursing. It is important to know if Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) related warnings section.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock must refrain from the use of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug reaction of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    You should also be aware that Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) Benefits & Uses

    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) safe for pregnant women?


      Gluformin has little to no side effects in pregnant women.

      Mild
    • Is the use of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) safe during breastfeeding?


      Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Gluformin. If you see any side effects, stop taking Gluformin immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Gluformin again, only after your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) on the Kidneys?


      Gluformin does not damage the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) on the Liver?


      Gluformin is not harmful for the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) on the Heart?


      There are no any side effects of Gluformin for the heart.

      Safe


    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Gluformin 500 Tablet (10)

    • Is this Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) is addictive.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) as it does not make you drowsy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Gluformin 500 Tablet (10)


      Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Gluformin 500 Tablet (10), due to a lack of research on this.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Gluformin 500 Tablet (10)


      Taking Gluformin 500 Tablet (10) with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Gluformin 500 Tablet (10)

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Gluformin cause sleep problems?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

    Yes, Gluformin can cause some sleep problems, especially insomnia. On the other hand, Gluformin has proven to be useful for preventing sleep apnea. The exact relationship between Gluformin and sleep problems is still not clear, and further studies are needed for a clearer understanding.

    Question about 5 years ago

    What is Gluformin?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Gluformin contain metformin, is an oral antidiabetic drug which belongs to the class of biguanide. It is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in people who are overweight. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome. Moreover, it also reduces the risk of cardiovascular complications of diabetes.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Is Gluformin safe to use?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Yes, Gluformin is safe to use, many people have side effects at first, they usually diminish and then go away completely in a few weeks. A few people find they cannot tolerate metformin, there are other drugs but metformin is usually the first choice. It is very safe

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Gluformin cause stomach ulcers?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Gluformin commonly cause stomach upset like diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. To avoid these side effects you should take Gluformin with your meal and increase the dose gradually.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How does Gluformin work?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Gluformin works by decreasing the hepatic glucose production. It also works to lower blood sugar by increasing your sensitivity to insulin and decreasing the amount of glucose that is absorbed from the food you eat.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Glucophage® (metformin hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 275-276

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 825-826

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