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Metformin Hydrochloride (Metformin) Drug Price and Information

Metformin Hydrochloride is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It helps control blood sugar levels.  

Metformin Hydrochloride

  Tablet  
Low Cost Standard Therapeutics (LOCOST)
Generic : Metformin
 16.00
500mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Metformin Hydrochloride (Metformin) from Low Cost Standard Therapeutics (LOCOST)

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    Drug Name : Metformin

    Metformin(Fortamet) generic Metformin Hydrochloride 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 Metformin Hydrochloride 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 Metformin Hydrochloride

    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 Metformin Hydrochloride?

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

    When Should Metformin Hydrochloride 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 Metformin Hydrochloride

    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 Metformin Hydrochloride

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Metformin Hydrochloride

    Store it at room temperature.


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



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