Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR

  • Manufacturer : Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
  • Composition : Metformin 500mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : High Blood Sugar | Prevents Kidney Damage | Blindness | Nerve Problems | Loss of Limbs | Sexual Function Problems
  • Estimated Price : 19.33 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR.

Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR is used to prevent high blood sugar and kidney damage in people with type 2 diabetes. Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR 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 Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR works.

Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR 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 Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR.

The most common side effects of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR 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 Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR.

Do not consume Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR if you are allergic to Metformin. If you have kidney disease, heart disease, liver disease, consult your doctor before using Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR.

The dosage of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR 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 Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR.

If you forget to take a dose of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. The most common symptoms of overdose with Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR are vomiting, diarrhea, thirst, tiredness or weakness, abdominal pain, leg pain. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR is suspected.

Onset of Action Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR

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

Duration of Action Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR

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 Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR

Q.1) Can I buy Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR. Q.2) What are the usages of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR? Ans. Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR is used to treat High Blood Sugar, Prevents Kidney Damage, Blindness, Nerve Problems, Loss of Limbs, Sexual Function Problems. Q.3) How does Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR work? Ans. Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR 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 Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR? Ans. The common side effects of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR 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 Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR banned in India? Ans. Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR safe to use? Ans. Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR 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 Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR? Ans. Take Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew, swallow it with water. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR last? Ans. Effect of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR lasts for an average of 4-8 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Glyciphage 500mg Tablet SR? 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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