Avimet 500 Tablet SR

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Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR Information

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Diabetes.

The optimal dosage of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR also has some side effects, the most common being Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. While these are the most often observed Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR's effect is Mild during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock are examples of such conditions. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR contraindications section.

Drug reaction of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR is safe while driving, and is addiction.



Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR Benefits & Uses

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR 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

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get mild side effects from Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR.

    Mild
  • Is the use of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR on the Kidneys?


    Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR is not harmful for kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR on the Liver?


    Using Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR with Other Drugs

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR

  • Is this Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR is addictive.

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


    Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR should be used only after doctor's advice.

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


    No, Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR


    Taking alcohol with Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take alcohol with Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR?

Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

No, you should not take alcohol with Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR, 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 Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR than if you're just taking Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR. Some of the signs of hypoglycemia include dizziness, confusion, and drowsiness.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR cause alopecia (hair loss)?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR is not a known cause of alopecia (hair loss). However, the conditions treated by Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR type 2 diabetes and PCOS, often list hair loss as a possible symptom.

Question over 5 years ago

How does Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR work?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR works by decreasing the hepatic glucose production. It also works to lower blood sugar by increasing your sensitivity to insulin and decreasing the amount of glucose that is absorbed from the food you eat.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR cause sleep problems?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

Yes, Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR can cause some sleep problems, especially insomnia. On the other hand, Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR has proven to be useful for preventing sleep apnea. The exact relationship between Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR and sleep problems is still not clear, and further studies are needed for a clearer understanding.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR cause sweating?

Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , Internal Medicine

Yes, Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR can cause night sweat, the exact mechanism of sweating is not known. But some research suggests that Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR 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 Avimet 500 Mg Tablet SR may need to be adjusted.



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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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