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Glycomet 500 Tablet is used for Type 2 diabetes mellitus, Maturity onset diabetes, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Type 2 diabetes and other conditions. Glycomet 500 Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Glycomet 500 Tablet contains Metformin as an active ingredient.
Glycomet 500 Tablet works by decreasing the amount of glucose and controls the amount of glucose in the blood.
USV manufactures Glycomet 500 Tablet.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
- Description – Consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine may increase the risk of Lactic Acidosis which is a severe condition requiring immediate medical intervention.
- Instructions – Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Interaction with Medicine
- Iodinated Contrast Media
- Aloe Vera
- Lactic Acidosis
This medicine may cause lactic acidosis in some patients. This risk is especially higher in patients with kidney diseases, heart diseases, or septicemia. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels, kidney function, heart function, and liver function may be required for such patients based on the clinical condition. Report any symptoms such as fatigue, breathing difficulty, increased sleep, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, irregular heartbeat, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate corrective measures and discontinuation of therapy may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
- Vitamin B12 deficiency
This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency since it may worsen the patient’s condition. Appropriate vitamin B12 supplementation and dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition.
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The following are the most common side effects of Metformin:
- Abdominal pain
- Metallic taste in the mouth
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Respiratory tract infections
- Allergic skin reactions
- Unusual muscle pain
- Irregular heartbeat
- Profuse sweating
- Avoid taking the medicine if you are allergic to Metformin or similar drugs.
- Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on Metformin.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of Metformin.
- Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.
- Be cautious while taking Metformin if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
Warnings for special population
- Pregnancy – This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
- Breast-feeding – This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
- Lactic Acidosis – This medicine may cause lactic acidosis, which may be fatal, in some patients. This risk is especially higher in patients suffering from heart diseases, kidney diseases, etc. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
- Kidney disease – This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of kidney disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient’s condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
- Alcohol use – Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.
- Stress – Use of this medicine should be discontinued in patients exposed to stressful conditions such as a fever, trauma, surgeries, or accidents since it may not be effective in controlling blood sugar levels in these conditions. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor’s supervision.
- Type I diabetes – This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from Type I diabetes since it is not effective in treating such patients.
- Diarrhea – This medicine may cause diarrhea when therapy is initiated. In most cases, diarrhea subsides by itself. Contact your doctor if the problem persists for longer durations. Therapy may need to be discontinued in some cases based on the clinical condition.
- Vitamin B12 deficiency – This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency since it may worsen the patient’s condition. Appropriate vitamin B12 supplementation and dose adjustments may be required in some cases.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I take birth control pills while on Metformin medication?
No. Birth control pills are known to interact with Metformin medicine. Consult your doctor before using any other medication while on Metformin.
Can I stop taking Metformin medicine if I feel better?
No. Continue taking Metformin even if you feel better. Abrupt discontinuation would lead to abnormal blood glucose levels.
Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking Metformin?
Blood sugar levels should be monitored while taking Metformin medicine to check for the effect of the drug.
Should I follow any dietary restrictions while taking Metformin?
Yes, it is advised to follow diabetic diet along with daily exercises while taking Metformin.