Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:08 am

Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER

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Uses of Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER.

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

Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER 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 Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER.

The most common side effects of Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER 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 Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER.

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

Dosage of Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER.

The dosage of Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER 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 Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER.

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

Onset of Action Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER

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

Duration of Action Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER

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

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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

Pregnancy

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

Breastfeeding

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

Driving

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

Kidney

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

Liver

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

Frequently Asked Questions About Ozomet 500mg Tablet ER

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Glycomet 500mg Tablet SR  ( USV Ltd. )

40.10  20 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

X Met 500mg Tablet SR  ( Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

27.44  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Glycomet 500mg Tablet  ( USV Ltd. )

15.79  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Gluformin 500mg Tablet  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

16.78  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

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About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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