Diafer 250mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : East West Pharma
  • Composition : Metformin 250mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : High Blood Sugar | Prevents Kidney Damage | Blindness | Nerve Problems | Loss of Limbs | Sexual Function Problems
  • Estimated Price : 9.77 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Diafer 250mg Tablet.

Diafer 250mg Tablet is used to prevent high blood sugar and kidney damage in people with type 2 diabetes. Diafer 250mg Tablet may also decrease other complications related to diabetes such as nerve damage, decreased sexual ability in men and women, eye problems, or gum disease.

How Diafer 250mg Tablet works.

Diafer 250mg Tablet contains Metformin which is an anti-diabetic drug. Metformin works by reducing the amount of sugar that the liver releases into the blood, it makes the body respond better to insulin, Insulin is a hormone that controls blood sugar levels.

Side Effects of Diafer 250mg Tablet.

The most common side effects of Diafer 250mg Tablet are Diarrhea, Nausea, Tiredness, Weakness, Unusual Muscle Pain, Trouble Breathing, Unusual Sleepiness, Stomach Pain, Heartburn, Gas, Stomach Pains, Vomiting, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Irritability, Sweating, Hunger, Irregular Heart Rate, Headache. These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while Taking Diafer 250mg Tablet.

Do not consume Diafer 250mg Tablet if you are allergic to Metformin. If you have kidney disease, heart disease, liver disease, consult your doctor before using Diafer 250mg Tablet. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Diafer 250mg Tablet.

The dosage of Diafer 250mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the user's age, health and many other conditions, please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Diafer 250mg Tablet.

If you forget to take a dose of Diafer 250mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. The most common symptoms of overdose with Diafer 250mg Tablet are vomiting, diarrhea, thirst, tiredness or weakness, abdominal pain, leg pain. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Diafer 250mg Tablet is suspected.

Onset of Action Diafer 250mg Tablet

It takes about 1 to 3 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Diafer 250mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 4 to 8 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine it may increase risk of side effects.

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  • Pregnancy Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Breastfeeding Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Driving Taking this medicine can lower your blood sugar levels; which can make it difficult for you to drive.

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  • Kidney This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Diafer 250mg Tablet

Q.1) Can I buy Diafer 250mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Diafer 250mg Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Diafer 250mg Tablet? Ans. Diafer 250mg Tablet is used to treat High Blood Sugar, Prevents Kidney Damage, Blindness, Nerve Problems, Loss of Limbs, Sexual Function Problems. Q.3) How does Diafer 250mg Tablet work? Ans. Diafer 250mg Tablet contains Metformin. Metformin decreases hepatic glucose production, decreases intestinal absorption of glucose and improves insulin sensitivity by increasing peripheral glucose uptake and utilization. Q.4) What are the side effects of Diafer 250mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Diafer 250mg Tablet are Diarrhea, Nausea, Tiredness, Weakness, Unusual Muscle Pain, Trouble Breathing, Unusual Sleepiness, Stomach Pain, Heartburn, Gas, Stomach Pains, Vomiting, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Irritability, Sweating, Hunger, Irregular Heart Rate, Headache. Q.5) Is Diafer 250mg Tablet banned in India? Ans. Diafer 250mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Diafer 250mg Tablet safe to use? Ans. Diafer 250mg Tablet is safe to use if you are not allergic to Metformin. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.7) How to use Diafer 250mg Tablet? Ans. Take Diafer 250mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew, swallow it with water. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Diafer 250mg Tablet? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Diafer 250mg Tablet. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Diafer 250mg Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Diafer 250mg Tablet lasts for an average of 4-8 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Diafer 250mg Tablet? Ans. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.

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