Bigomet 500 Tablet SR

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    Bigomet 500 Tablet SR Information

    Bigomet 500 Tablet SR is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Diabetes are some of its major therapeutic uses.

    The correct dosage of Bigomet 500 Tablet SR depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    The most common side effects of Bigomet 500 Tablet SR are Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Bigomet 500 Tablet SR as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Bigomet 500 Tablet SR are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Bigomet 500 Tablet SR has a Mild effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Bigomet 500 Tablet SR has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Bigomet 500 Tablet SR related warnings section.

    Bigomet 500 Tablet SR can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Bigomet 500 Tablet SR in conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock. Some other conditions that can be affected by Bigomet 500 Tablet SR are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug reaction of Bigomet 500 Tablet SR with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

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



    Bigomet 500 Tablet SR Benefits & Uses

    Bigomet 500 Tablet SR is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Bigomet 500 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
    Adult
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Bigomet 500 Tablet SR Related Warnings

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


      Bigomet has little to no side effects in pregnant women.

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


      Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Bigomet. If you see any side effects, stop taking Bigomet immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Bigomet again, only after your doctor's advice.

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


      Using Bigomet does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

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


      Bigomet is not harmful for the liver.

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


      Bigomet is not harmful for the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Bigomet 500 Tablet SR with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Bigomet 500 Tablet SR Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Bigomet 500 Tablet SR

    • Is this Bigomet 500 Tablet SR habit forming or addictive?


      Bigomet 500 Tablet SR does not cause addiction.

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


      Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Bigomet 500 Tablet SR as it does not make you drowsy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Bigomet 500 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, Bigomet 500 Tablet SR is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Bigomet 500 Tablet SR Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Bigomet 500 Tablet SR


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

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Bigomet 500 Tablet SR


      Consumption of alcohol and Bigomet 500 Tablet SR together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Bigomet 500 Tablet SR

    Question almost 5 years ago

    How does Bigomet work?

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

    Bigomet 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 over 4 years ago

    Does Bigomet cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Bigomet can cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). However, this can also occur if you delay or miss a meal, drink alcohol, exercise more than usual, can't eat due to stomach upset, and taking other antidiabetic medicine with metformin. So, regular monitoring of blood glucose level is needed and be cautious of symptoms of hypoglycemia, always keep glucose-rich food with you. 

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Bigomet cause stomach ulcers?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Bigomet commonly cause stomach upset like diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. To avoid these side effects you should take Bigomet with your meal and increase the dose gradually.

    Question over 4 years ago

    How does Bigomet work for PCOS?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Bigomet increases the sensitivity of insulin, young women with PCOS often have elevated insulin levels and are more likely to develop diabetes. It is often prescribed for women with PCOS to help prevent diabetes. A lifestyle that includes healthy nutrition and daily exercise is the most important part of a PCOS treatment plan.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Bigomet cause sleep problems?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

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



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

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