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  • Glucophage XR 500mg Tablets 90's

Glucophage XR 500mg Tablets 90's

Glucophage XR 500mg tablet contains metformin(slow release) which is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Metformin is an anti-diabetic medication (biguanide). It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying sugar (glucose) absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.
How to use
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Glucophage XR 500mg tablet is to be taken with food.
An upset stomach with nausea and diarrhoea may occur in the first two weeks; take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms. Glucophage XR 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy and breast feeding. Glucophage XR 500mg tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney and liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucophage XR 500mg tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.