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Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15)

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Metformin (500 mg)
  • Storage: Store at room temperature
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) Information

    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Diabetes.

    The right dosage of Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) include Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. While these are the most often observed Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    In addition, Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15)'s effect is Mild during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. In addition, Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) related warnings section.

    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) in conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock. The section on Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Additionally, Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to the above precautions for Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15), it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) Benefits & Uses

    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) 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

    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women can consume [medicine]. Though Exermet has mild side effects when taken during pregnany

      Mild
    • Is the use of Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) on the Kidneys?


      Using Exermet does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) on the Liver?


      Exermet is completely safe for the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) on the Heart?


      Using Exermet does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) with Other Drugs

    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15)

    • Is this Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) habit forming or addictive?


      Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) does not cause addiction.

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


      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


      No, Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15)


      Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15), due to a lack of research on this.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15)


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15)

    Question about 4 years ago

    Does Exermet cause sleep problems?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

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

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Exermet with statin?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Exermet can be taken with the statin. There is no serious or harmful interaction have been observed between them. Some studies say that it's possible your blood sugar (blood glucose) level may increase when you take a statin, which may lead to developing type 2 diabetes. The risk is small but important enough that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning on statin labels regarding blood glucose levels and diabetes.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can Exermet cause alopecia (hair loss)?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question about 4 years ago

    Does Exermet cause sweating?

    Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , Internal Medicine

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

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How does Exermet work for PCOS?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Exermet 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.



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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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