Galvus Met (50+1000) is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It helps control blood sugar levels.  

Drug information on Galvus Met (50+1000) (Metformin) from Novartis (India) Ltd.

Galvus Met (50+1000)

Novartis (India) Ltd.
Generic : Metformin
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Galvus Met (50+1000) may be prescribed

Diabetes - Essentials
Diabetes and Hypertension
Gestational diabetes
Metabolic Syndrome
Syndrome X
Type 2 Diabetes

Side effects of Galvus Met (50+1000)

   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+1000)?

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

When is Galvus Met (50+1000) 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+1000)

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+1000)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Galvus Met (50+1000)

Store it at room temperature.

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

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