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Hilmet Information

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

The right dosage of Hilmet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Hilmet also has some side effects, the most common being Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. While these are the most often observed Hilmet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Hilmet 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.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Hilmet is Mild for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Hilmet related warnings talks about Hilmet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Hilmet is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Hilmet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Hilmet with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Hilmet, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Hilmet Benefits & Uses

Hilmet is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Hilmet 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

Hilmet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Hilmet safe for pregnant women?


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

    Mild
  • Is the use of Hilmet safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Hilmet. Immediately discontinue Hilmet 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 Hilmet on the Kidneys?


    Hilmet is not harmful for kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Hilmet on the Liver?


    Hilmet is not harmful for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Hilmet on the Heart?


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

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Hilmet with Other Drugs

Hilmet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Hilmet Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Hilmet

  • Is this Hilmet habit forming or addictive?


    Hilmet is not addictive in nature.

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


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Hilmet since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Hilmet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


    No, Hilmet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Hilmet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Hilmet


    Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Hilmet together with food.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Hilmet


    Consumption of alcohol and Hilmet together may have severe effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Hilmet

Question over 5 years ago

How does Hilmet help in weight loss?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Hilmet 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, Hilmet is not approved for weight loss, this is an off-label use.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Hilmet with a beta-blocker?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, you can take Hilmet with a beta-blocker. People with diabetes tend to develop heart disease or stroke at an earlier age than the general population. One reason for this is that high glucose levels increase your risk of high blood pressure (hypertension). No harmful interactions are seen between them. However, a recent study suggests that beta-blockers can decrease the plasma level of Hilmet and long-term use can increase lactic acid and uric acid in the blood.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Hilmet with gliclazide?

Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

Yes, you can take Hilmet with gliclazide, no harmful interactions have been reported between them. However, it is not necessary that no interaction can happen between these two. But before taking such kind of combination you must consult your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Hilmet cause alopecia (hair loss)?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

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

Question over 5 years ago

Is Hilmet safe to use?

Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

Yes, Hilmet 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



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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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