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Drug information on Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg) (Metformin) from Novartis India Ltd

Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg)

  Tablet
Novartis India Ltd
Generic : Metformin
 285.10
50 mg/1000 mg
10 Tabs

Drug Name : Metformin

Metformin(Fortamet) generic Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg) is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It helps control blood sugar levels.
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Medical Condition(s) for which Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg)

   Most Common : Diarrhea, vomiting and infection.

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

   Gastrointestinal : Indigestion and nausea.

   Respiratory : Nose inflammation.

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.

How to use Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg)?

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

When is Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg)

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 Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Galvus Met (50 mg/1000 mg)

Store it at room temperature.


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



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