Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15)

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Metformin (500 mg)
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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?


      Exermet has mild to no side effects in pregnant women.

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


      Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Exermet. Immediately discontinue Exermet if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

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


      Exermet is completely safe for kidneys.

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


      There are no any side effects of Exermet on the liver.

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


      You can take Exermet without any fear of damage to the heart.

      Safe


    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?


      No, you will not get addicted to Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15).

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


      Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) only on doctor's advice.

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


      Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

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

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


      There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Exermet 500 SR Tablet (15) with food.

      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 5 years ago

    How long should I take Exermet for?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Exermet can be taken forever, diabetes is a progressive disease it's possible that more medication and/or insulin may eventually need to be added to the regime. 

    Question almost 5 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 almost 5 years ago

    Does Exermet cause stomach ulcers?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question about 5 years ago

    What are the long term effects of Exermet?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    The long-term use can lead to the deficiency of Vitamin B12, which can further lead to megaloblastic anemia. Furthermore, Long-term Metformin use can also lead to kidney and liver problems. 

    Question over 5 years ago

    How does Exermet work?

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

    Exermet 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.



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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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