Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20)

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  • Manufactured by: Usv Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Metformin (500 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India
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    Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) Information

    Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Diabetes are some of its major therapeutic uses.

    The right dosage of Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    The side effects typically associated with Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) include Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) has a Mild effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) related warnings talks about Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20)'s effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) in conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) contraindications section.

    Drug reaction of Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) Benefits & Uses

    Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) 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

    Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) safe for pregnant women?


      Glycomet Tablet rarely shows harmful effects in in pregnant ladies. Even if it does, the effects are mild

      Mild
    • Is the use of Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) on the Kidneys?


      Using Glycomet Tablet does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) on the Liver?


      Using Glycomet Tablet does not have any harmful effects on the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) on the Heart?


      Glycomet Tablet is completely safe for the heart.

      Safe


    Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20)

    • Is this Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) habit forming or addictive?


      Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) is not addictive in nature.

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


      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) 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?


      Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20)


      There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) with food.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20)


      Consuming Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20) with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Glycomet 500 Tablet SR (20)

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Glycomet Tablet cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Glycomet Tablet 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 almost 5 years ago

    How does Glycomet Tablet work for PCOS?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Glycomet Tablet 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 5 years ago

    How to use Glycomet Tablet?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

    Glycomet Tablet should be taken with food to reduce stomach and bowel side effects, which may experience the first few weeks of treatment. Also, exercise regularly and test for sugar in your blood or urine as directed.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How does Glycomet Tablet help in weight loss?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Glycomet Tablet helps in weight loss by reducing appetite and food intake. It also increases the insulin sensitivity in your body to work more effectively. This lead to decreased glucose production increases the use of glucose and decrease the fat deposition further helps in weight loss. However, Glycomet Tablet is not approved for weight loss, this is an off-label use.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I take alcohol with Glycomet Tablet?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

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



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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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