Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15)

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  • Manufactured by: Usv Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Metformin (1000 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) Information

    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15), a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Diabetes.

    The right dosage of Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) also has some side effects, the most common being Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) has a Mild effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) related warnings section.

    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Besides this, Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15), it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) Benefits & Uses

    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) 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


    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) is used -

    Severe

    • Blurred vision

    Moderate

    Mild

    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Altered taste
    • Diarrhoea
    • पेट दर्द
    • Loss of appetite
    • Headache
    • पेट की गैस
    • Dyspepsia

    Common

    • Stomach Upset
    • Difficulty urinating

    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) safe for pregnant women?


      Glycomet Tablet rarely shows harmful effects in in pregnant ladies. Even if it does, the effects are mild

      Mild
    • Is the use of Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) safe during breastfeeding?


      Glycomet Tablet may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Glycomet Tablet, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Glycomet Tablet.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) on the Kidneys?


      Using Glycomet Tablet does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) on the Liver?


      Glycomet Tablet does not damage the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) on the Heart?


      You can take Glycomet Tablet without any fear of damage to the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) with Other Drugs

    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15)

    • Is this Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) has not been reported.

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


      Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


      Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15)


      Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) and food will interact.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15)


      Consumption of alcohol and Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15) together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Glycomet 1gm Tablet SR (15)

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Glycomet Tablet cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Glycomet Tablet can cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). However, this can also occur if you delay or miss a meal, drink alcohol, exercise more than usual, can't eat due to stomach upset, and taking other antidiabetic medicine with metformin. So, regular monitoring of blood glucose level is needed and be cautious of symptoms of hypoglycemia, always keep glucose-rich food with you. 

    Question over 3 years ago

    How does Glycomet Tablet work for PCOS?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Glycomet Tablet increases the sensitivity of insulin, young women with PCOS often have elevated insulin levels and are more likely to develop diabetes. It is often prescribed for women with PCOS to help prevent diabetes. A lifestyle that includes healthy nutrition and daily exercise is the most important part of a PCOS treatment plan.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How to use Glycomet Tablet?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

    Glycomet Tablet should be taken with food to reduce stomach and bowel side effects, which may experience the first few weeks of treatment. Also, exercise regularly and test for sugar in your blood or urine as directed.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How does Glycomet Tablet help in weight loss?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Glycomet Tablet helps in weight loss by reducing appetite and food intake. It also increases the insulin sensitivity in your body to work more effectively. This lead to decreased glucose production increases the use of glucose and decrease the fat deposition further helps in weight loss. However, Glycomet Tablet is not approved for weight loss, this is an off-label use.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take alcohol with Glycomet Tablet?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    No, you should not take alcohol with Glycomet Tablet, because it can cause serious side effects which includes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). The risk of hypoglycemia is higher when you're drinking and taking Glycomet Tablet than if you're just taking Glycomet Tablet. Some of the signs of hypoglycemia include dizziness, confusion, and drowsiness.



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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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