Zomet 500 Tablet

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    Zomet 500 Tablet Information

    Zomet 500 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Diabetes.

    The optimal dosage of Zomet 500 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Common side effects of Zomet 500 Tablet include Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. Some other side effects of Zomet 500 Tablet have been listed ahead. These side effects of Zomet 500 Tablet are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Zomet 500 Tablet is Mild for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Zomet 500 Tablet related warnings talks about Zomet 500 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Zomet 500 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Zomet 500 Tablet contraindications section.

    Drug interactions for Zomet 500 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Zomet 500 Tablet is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Zomet 500 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Zomet 500 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Zomet 500 Tablet 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

    Zomet 500 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Zomet 500 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Zomet has little to no side effects in pregnant women.

      Mild
    • Is the use of Zomet 500 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


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

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Zomet 500 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Using Zomet does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Zomet 500 Tablet on the Liver?


      Zomet is completely safe for the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Zomet 500 Tablet on the Heart?


      Zomet is completely safe for the heart.

      Safe


    Zomet 500 Tablet Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Zomet 500 Tablet

    • Is this Zomet 500 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Zomet 500 Tablet has not been reported.

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


      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Zomet 500 Tablet since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Zomet 500 Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

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


      No, the use of Zomet 500 Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Zomet 500 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Zomet 500 Tablet


      Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Zomet 500 Tablet, due to a lack of research on this.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Zomet 500 Tablet


      Consuming Zomet 500 Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Zomet 500 Tablet

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I take Zomet with statin?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Zomet 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 about 5 years ago

    Does Zomet cause sweating?

    Dr. Joydeep Sarkar MBBS , Internal Medicine

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

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Does Zomet cause stomach ulcers?

    Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question about 5 years ago

    What are the long term effects of Zomet?

    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 Zomet help in weight loss?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

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



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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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