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Manufactured by: Glaxo Smith Kline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Metformin

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Metlead Information

Metlead Benefits & Uses

Metlead is used to treat the following -

  1. Diabetes Type 2 Primary
  2. Diabetes

Metlead 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 Metlead


Metlead Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Metlead 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
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  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

Metlead Related Warnings

Is the use of Metlead safe for pregnant women?

Side effects of Metlead for pregnant women are very mild.


Is the use of Metlead safe during breastfeeding?

Metlead should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Metlead on the Kidneys?

You may experience side effects on your [Organ] after taking Metlead. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Metlead on the Liver?

Using Metlead does not have any harmful effects on [Organ].


What is the effect of Metlead on the Heart?

[Organ] can be affected by Metlead. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.


Severe Interaction of Metlead with Other Drugs

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

Metlead Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Metlead 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 Metlead

Is this Metlead habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Metlead is addictive.

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

Metlead does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Metlead only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Metlead cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

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Metlead Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Metlead

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Metlead with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Metlead

Consuming Metlead with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.


Metlead से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 6 months पहले

What are the uses of Metlead?

Dr Haleema Yezdani MBBS, General Physician

Metlead is used with a proper diet and exercise program, to treat diabetes. It is also used with other medication to reduce the high blood sugar. It is used in a patient with type2 diabetes. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and cancer.

सवाल 27 days पहले

Can I take Metlead with gliclazide?

Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS, General Physician

Yes, you can take Metlead with gliclazide, no harmful interactions have been reported between them. However, it is not necessary that no interaction can happen between these two. But before taking such kind of combination you must consult your doctor.

सवाल 5 months पहले

Is Metlead safe to use?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Metlead 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

सवाल about 2 months पहले

Does Metlead cause sweating?

Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Metlead can cause night sweat, the exact mechanism of sweating is not known. But some research suggests that Metlead causes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) especially at night which can cause night sweats. Need to monitor your blood glucose level regularly, and talk to your doctor as your dose of Metlead may need to be adjusted.

सवाल 7 months पहले

What is Metlead?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS, Internal Medicine

Metlead 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.


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