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Formet 500mg (Metformin) Drug Price and Information

Formet 500mg is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It helps control blood sugar levels.  

Formet 500mg

  Tablet  
Chemech Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Metformin
 7.00
500mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Formet 500mg (Metformin) from Chemech Laboratories Ltd.

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    Drug Name : Metformin

    Metformin(Fortamet) generic Formet 500mg is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It helps control blood sugar levels.
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    Last Updated on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Formet 500mg may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    Dose is based on patient’s condition. The recommended dose is 0.5 to 2.5mg in divided doses.

    Side effects of Formet 500mg

    Most Common : Diarrhea, vomiting and infection.

    Body as a Whole : Accidental injury, headache and infection.

    Gastrointestinal : Indigestion and nausea.

    Respiratory : Nose inflammation.

    How to use Formet 500mg?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

    When Should Formet 500mg not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (high blood glucose with the presence of ketones in the urine), kidney disease and hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Formet 500mg

    It may cause dizziness, do not drink alcohol beverages while taking this medication.

    It may lead to dehydration; drink plenty of water to avoid this problem.

    Monitor blood sugar regularly.

    Take your food properly; otherwise it will lead to low blood sugar.

    Caution needed in elderly patients, children, and during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    Other Precautions for Formet 500mg

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Formet 500mg

    Store it at room temperature.


    Schedule : G  Drugs that are to be used only under medical supervision.

    Metformin: Learn More About The Anti-Diabetic Drug



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