Chemical Name : Metformin
Glucophage Information : Diabetic drug Glucophage (Metformin) is a biguanide-type medication that is used along with a diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in diabetic patients. Glucophage (Metformin) works by helping restore your bodys proper response to the insulin you naturally produce, and by decreasing the amount of sugar that your liver makes and that your stomach/intestines absorb. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent heart disease, strokes, kidney disease, blindness and circulation problems, as well as sexual function problems (impotence). WARNING: Glucophage (Metformin) can rarely cause a condition called lactic acidosis, which can be fatal. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop any of the following symptoms of lactic acidosis: unusual tiredness (fatigue) or severe drowsiness, cold skin, muscle pain, breathing trouble or rapid breathing, unusually slow or irregular heartbeat. Lactic acidosis is more likely to occur in patients who have: heart failure, kidney or liver problems, excessive alcohol use, a lack of body fluids (dehydration), x-ray or scanning procedures that require an injectable iodinated contrast drug, surgery, a serious infection, heart attack or stroke, Also at higher risk are the elderly, especially if you are over 80 years of age and have not had kidney and liver tests. TAKE Glucophage (Metformin) with food. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS while taking Glucophage (Metformin). CONTINUE TO TAKE Glucophage (Metformin) even if you feel well. Do not miss any doses of Glucophage (Metformin). Use Glucophage (Metformin) regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use Glucophage (Metformin) at the same time(s) each day. BEFORE YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL OR DENTAL TREATMENTS, EMERGENCY CARE, LABORATORY TESTS, OR SURGERY, tell the doctor or dentist that you are using Glucophage (Metformin). During times of stress such as fever, infection, injury or surgery it may be more difficult to control your blood sugar. Consult your doctor, as a change in your medication may be required. LIMIT ALCOHOL INTAKE while using Glucophage (Metformin).
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Glucophage Side Effects : Glucophage Side Effects: that may go away during treatment, include metallic taste in mouth, nausea, stomach upset and diarrhea.
The generic alternative is not manufatured by the company that makes the brand product.
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