|Generic For||Glucophage SR|
|Generic Name||Metformin HCL|
|Manufacturer||USV Ltd., India|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|20 Tablet/s||US$ 0.22||US$ 4.50|
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 0.13||US$ 8.0041%US$ 13.50|
|100 Tablet/s||US$ 0.12||US$ 11.5049%US$ 22.50|
Glycomet SR 500 mg is an oral glycaemic drug containing metformin hydrochloride as the active ingredient. It is available in the form of extended-release tablets to manage symptoms of Type 2 diabetes. The medicine is designed in the form of an extended-release tablet for once a day administration. Metformin when used with a proper diet and exercise control high blood sugar. It is effective for patients with Type 2 diabetes. Controlling blood glucose levels helps prevent diabetes-associated complications such as kidney damage, nerve problems, blindness, sexual dysfunction, and loss of limbs. Proper management of diabetes may also lessen the risk of heart problems such as heart attack and stroke. The anti-glycaemic agent helps to restore your body’s normal response to the insulin hormone. The medicine also because a significant reduction in the amount of sugar that your liver makes and your stomach absorbs.
Before taking Glycomet SR, inform your doctor if you have a kidney disorder, liver problems, or heart disease. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should first consult their doctors before taking this medication. You doctor may check you for kidney function before starting treatment with Metformin. Avoid excessive alcohol intake during the treatment as this may make you more prone to side effects.
The most common side effects of Glycomet SR 500 include diarrhoea, vomiting, change in the taste, nausea, loss of appetite, and abdominal pain. Some people may develop low blood sugar level especially when Glycomet is being used with another anti-diabetic agent. Excessive alcohol consumption may reduce the effects of Metformin. Avoid skipping meals while using anti-diabetic agents. It is important to monitor blood sugar levels regularly.
Be sure to read the prescription provided by your doctor before you start taking Glycomet extended-release tablet. Take the drug once daily with the evening meals. Make sure you receive the anti-diabetic treatment under the supervision of a doctor. Drink plenty of fluids while taking metformin extended-release tablets. Crushing or chewing the tablet can increase the risk of side effects. Generally, the dosage is based on the medical condition and use of other medications at the time of Glycomet SR. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully when it comes to using this anti-diabetic agent. For most benefits, it is best to take the drug daily preferably at the same time each day. Keep in mind that your lifestyle plays a crucial role in controlling diabetes. Therefore, it is important to stick to the diet and exercise regimen provided by your doctor.