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Metformin

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Metformin

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Metformin Tablet Information

Metformin Tablet Benefits & Uses

Metformin Tablet is used to treat the following -

  1. टाइप 2 मधुमेह Primary
  2. Diabetes

Metformin Tablet 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.

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Ingredients of Metformin Tablet

Metformin

Metformin Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Metformin Tablet is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Altered taste
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Abdominal Pain Mild
  5. Loss of appetite
  6. Stomach Upset
  7. Difficulty urinating
  8. Anxiety दुर्लभ
  9. Blurred vision
  10. Headache Mild
  11. Coma
  12. Pale Red Skin
  13. Flatulence Mild
  14. Dyspepsia
  15. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  16. Chest Pain Moderate

Metformin Tablet Related Warnings

Is the use of Metformin Tablet safe for pregnant women?

Metformin has little to no side effects in pregnant women.

Mild

Is the use of Metformin Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Metformin can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Metformin Tablet on the Kidneys?

Metformin may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Metformin Tablet on the Liver?

There are no any side effects of Metformin on the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Metformin Tablet on the Heart?

Metformin can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Metformin Tablet with Other Drugs

Metformin Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Metformin Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Metformin Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  2. Anemia
  3. Shock
  4. Heart Failure
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Heart Disease
  7. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  8. Drug Allergy
  9. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Metformin Tablet

Is this Metformin Tablet habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Metformin has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Metformin since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, Metformin 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?

No, Metformin is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Metformin Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Metformin Tablet

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Metformin, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Metformin Tablet

Taking alcohol with Metformin can be dangerous.

Severe

Details

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Glucophage® (metformin hydrochloride)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 275-276
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 825-826