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Glucophage 850mg Tablet

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Introduction of Glucophage 850mg Tablet

It is recommended that you take Glucophage 850mg Tablet with meals to prevent nausea and stomach discomfort. To receive the maximum advantage from it, you should take it on a regular basis at the same time every day. Unless your doctor advises you to do so, you should not discontinue taking this medication. Your way of living has a significant impact on your ability to manage diabetes. As a result, it is critical that you adhere to the diet and exercise regimen prescribed by your doctor while taking this medication to avoid complications. The most frequent adverse effects of this medication include nausea, vomiting, taste changes, diarrhoea, stomach discomfort, and a lack of appetite, to name a few examples. Some individuals may have hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels) if they use this medication with other anti-diabetic medications, alcohol, or when they miss a meal. While taking it, keep track of your blood sugar levels on a frequent basis. You should tell your doctor if you have any kind of kidney, liver, or cardiac disease before using this medication. Women who are pregnant or nursing should also speak with their doctor before using this medication. Before beginning therapy with it, your doctor will do kidney function tests to ensure that you are in good health. Avoid drinking large amounts of alcohol while taking it, since this may increase the likelihood of experiencing any of the adverse effects.

How To Use Glucophage 850mg Tablet

This medicine is for oral use only. Swallow this medication as a whole with water. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take this medication at a fixed time each day if it is indicated for everyday use.

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Precautionary Steps of Glucophage 850mg Tablet

Before taking聽 Glucophage 850mg, please refer to a doctor if you have any of these conditions.
Contraindications:
路聽 聽 聽 聽Hypersensitivity to metformin
路聽 聽 聽 聽Metabolic acidosis
路聽 聽 聽 聽Diabetic coma
路聽 聽 聽 聽Severely impaired renal function
路聽 聽 聽 聽Administration of iodinated contrast agents intravenously
Interactions:
Interactions with food and drugs differ on an individual basis. You are advised to ask your doctor about any possible interactions before taking聽 Glucophage 850mg.
路聽 聽 聽 聽Sulfonylureas
路聽 聽 聽 聽Thiazide diuretics
路聽 聽 聽 聽Steroids
路聽 聽 聽 聽Oral contraceptive pills
路聽 聽 聽 聽ACE inhibitors
This list of interactions is not exhaustive. You are advised to inform your doctor about all medication and supplements you are taking. Do not stop taking any medications which have been prescribed by a doctor.
Alcohol Warning (Not Advisable)
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glucophage 850mg Tablet. Alcohol intoxication can increase the risk of lactic acidosis particularly in case of fasting, malnutrition or hepatic impairment.

Pregnancy Warning (Maybe Safe)
Glucophage 850mg Tablet should be safe to use during pregnancy because either animal or human studies have not shown any adverse effects on the fetus, however, uncontrolled hyperglycemia in people with PCOS can increase the risk of congenital abnormalities and intrauterine death.

Breastfeeding Warning (Limited Data)
Limited human studies suggest that Glucophage 850mg Tablet does not represent a significant risk to the baby when used during pregnancy. In regards to limited data, please consult your doctor to decide on discontinuation of breastfeeding or Glucophage 850mg Tablet.

Driving Warning (Generally Safe)
Glucophage 850mg Tablet usually does not affect the ability to drive. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Kidney Warning (High Risk)
Glucophage 850mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease, especially in patients with creatinine clearance less than 60mL/min. Patients with severe kidney disease has high risk to get lactic acidosis. Dose adjustment of Glucophage 850mg Tablet and regular check up to monitor renal function may be needed. Please consult your doctor before consumption.

Liver Warning (Limited Data)
Glucophage 850mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease due to increased risk of lactic acidosis. Hence liver function test should be done before initiating Glucophage 850mg Tablet. Discontinuation of Glucophage 850mg Tablet may be needed if there is deterioration of liver function. Please consult your doctor.
  • Do not disregard any feeling of deep or fast breathing, prolonged nausea, or vomiting, since these symptoms may be indications of lactic acidosis, a potentially fatal disease called lactic acidosis.
  • Using Glucophage 850mg Tablet regularly may lead to vitamin B12 insufficiency, resulting in anaemia, tiredness, pale skin, shortness of breath, or headache. If you see any of these symptoms, notify your doctor immediately.
  • Regular blood sugar and renal monitoring will be recommended while you are on Glucophage 850mg Tablet.
1.聽 聽 聽I forgot to take聽 Glucophage 850mg on a specific day. What should I do?
If you have forgotten to take a dose of your medication, please take the dose as soon as you remember. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the missed dosage. In these cases, it is recommended to not take a double dosage.
2.聽 聽 聽I took聽 Glucophage 850mg over the recommended dosage. What steps should I take?
If you feel that you have taken more than the prescribed quantity of聽 Glucophage 850mg, please speak to聽 a doctor immediately. Overdosing on this medication may lead to adverse effects such as lactic acidosis.
3.Is it safe to take聽 Glucophage 850mg聽 during pregnancy?
There is not enough adequate information about the safety of聽 Glucophage 850mg usage when pregnant. If you are pregnant, you are advised to seek medical opinion to weigh the risks and benefits of this medication.
4.聽 聽Is it safe to use聽 Glucophage 850mg medication when breastfeeding?
There is not enough adequate information about the safety of聽 Glucophage 850mg usage when breastfeeding. If you are nursing, you are advised to seek medical opinion to weigh the risks and benefits of this medication, and to consider stopping nursing or switching to an alternative medication.
5.Can I drive a vehicle when taking聽 Glucophage 850mg?
It is not advisable to drive after taking this medication. However, you are encouraged to talk to your doctor as a precautionary step.
6.聽 聽Does usage of聽 Glucophage 850mg聽 lead to addiction?
Please read the product leaflet provided with the medication for more information.
7.聽 聽I took 聽 Glucophage 850mg聽 which has聽 expired. What should I do?
A dose of expired聽 Glucophage 850mg will normally not lead to any adverse effects, however you are advised to consult a doctor as a precaution.
聽 8. Is聽 Glucophage 850mg聽 medication safe for use?
Yes,聽 Glucophage 850mg is generally safe for consumption if taken at the recommended dosage.
As with all medications, you may experience some side effects. Not everyone experiences it. This is not a cause for concern. However, it is so that you are aware of it.

Glucophage 850mg may cause certain adverse reactions such as:
1.聽 聽 聽Loss of appetite
2.聽 聽 聽Nausea
3.聽 聽 聽Vomiting
4.聽 聽 聽Abdominal pain
5.聽 聽 聽Diarrhea
6.聽 聽 聽Urticaria
7.聽 聽 聽Disturbance of taste
8.聽 聽 聽Hepatitis
9.聽 聽 聽Lactic acidosis
While some of the above symptoms could be common, some of the stated adverse effects rarely occur. If you experience any side effects (whether or not it is included in the above list), pleaseconsult a doctor immediately. The above list is not exhaustive, and you are advised to report any untoward symptoms to a doctor. These side effects will become progressively severe if the drug is continued for a longer timeframe.
Cough or hoarseness, Decreased appetite, Diarrhea, Dyspnea, Upper respiratory tract infection, Nausea, Vomiting, Flatulence, Heartburn/dyspepsia, Abdominal distention, Constipation.

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Information last updated on: : Mon Jan 16 2023 17:57:13 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)

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