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Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) Information

Gluformin 850 Tablet (10), a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Diabetes.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10). Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) are Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. Some other side effects of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) have been listed ahead. Usually, these side effects of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) 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.

It is also important to note that Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) has a Mild effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) related warnings talks about Gluformin 850 Tablet (10)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) in conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock. The section on Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) Benefits & Uses

Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) 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

Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) safe for pregnant women?


    Gluformin has little to no side effects in pregnant women.

    Mild
  • Is the use of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) safe during breastfeeding?


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

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) on the Kidneys?


    Gluformin does not damage the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) on the Liver?


    Gluformin is not harmful for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) on the Heart?


    There are no any side effects of Gluformin for the heart.

    Safe


Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Gluformin 850 Tablet (10)

  • Is this Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) is addictive.

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


    Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) as it does not make you drowsy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) only on doctor's advice.

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


    No, Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Gluformin 850 Tablet (10)


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Gluformin 850 Tablet (10), due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Gluformin 850 Tablet (10)


    Taking Gluformin 850 Tablet (10) with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Gluformin 850 Tablet (10)

Question about 5 years ago

Does Gluformin cause sleep problems?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

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

Question over 5 years ago

What is Gluformin?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Gluformin contain metformin, is an oral antidiabetic drug which belongs to the class of biguanide. It is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in people who are overweight. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome. Moreover, it also reduces the risk of cardiovascular complications of diabetes.

Question over 5 years ago

Is Gluformin safe to use?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

Yes, Gluformin is safe to use, many people have side effects at first, they usually diminish and then go away completely in a few weeks. A few people find they cannot tolerate metformin, there are other drugs but metformin is usually the first choice. It is very safe

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Gluformin cause stomach ulcers?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

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

Question over 5 years ago

How does Gluformin work?

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

Gluformin 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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