Glucophage 850mg Tablet

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Active Ingredient

metformin 

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.
Precautionary Steps of Glucophage 850mg Tablet

Before taking  Glucophage 850mg, please refer to a doctor if you have any of these conditions.
Contraindications:
·       Hypersensitivity to metformin
·       Metabolic acidosis
·       Diabetic coma
·       Severely impaired renal function
·       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  Glucophage 850mg.
 
·       Sulfonylureas
·       Thiazide diuretics
·       Steroids
·       Oral contraceptive pills
·       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.
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.     Loss of appetite
2.     Nausea
3.     Vomiting
4.     Abdominal pain
5.     Diarrhea
6.     Urticaria
7.     Disturbance of taste
8.     Hepatitis
9.     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), please consult 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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1.     I forgot to take  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.     I took  Glucophage 850mg over the recommended dosage. What steps should I take?
 
If you feel that you have taken more than the prescribed quantity of  Glucophage 850mg, please speak to  a doctor immediately. Overdosing on this medication may lead to adverse effects such as lactic acidosis.
 
3.  Is it safe to take  Glucophage 850mg  during pregnancy?
 
There is not enough adequate information about the safety of  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.   Is it safe to use  Glucophage 850mg medication when breastfeeding?
 
There is not enough adequate information about the safety of  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  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.   Does usage of  Glucophage 850mg  lead to addiction?
 
Please read the product leaflet provided with the medication for more information.
 
7.   I took   Glucophage 850mg  which has  expired. What should I do?
 
A dose of expired  Glucophage 850mg will normally not lead to any adverse effects, however you are advised to consult a doctor as a precaution.
 
  8. Is  Glucophage 850mg  medication safe for use?
 
Yes,  Glucophage 850mg is generally safe for consumption if taken at the recommended dosage.

Information last updated on: : Fri May 07 2021 08:58:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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