Uses of Glycomet 500MG
Contraindications of Glycomet 500MG
If you are allergic to metformin or other ingredients of Glycomet 500 tablet.
You may have kidney failure or liver disease.
You may have several conditions such as dehydration, shock and severe infection.
You may have an acid-base imbalance in the body or diabetes complications like diabetic ketoacidosis.
If you have conditions like heart failure, lung failure, shock, heart attack, etc.
If you have unconsciousness due to either extremely high or low blood sugar level.
Side effects of Glycomet 500 MG
Loss of appetite
Precautions and Warnings of Glycomet 500 MG
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Other General Warnings
You may have lactic acidosis (acid-base imbalance) characterised by difficulty in breathing, abdominal pain, muscle cramps and dehydration.
You may have altered kidney function.
You may have heart disease such as heart failure.
You may have a planned surgery.
Avoid using the medicine in children below 10 years of age.
Mode of Action of Glycomet 500 MG
How Does It Work?
Glycomet 500 tablet decreases the amount of glucose absorbed from the intestine, thereby lowering the production of glucose or sugar in the liver. It increases the absorption of sugar by the body cells from the blood.
Directions for Use of Glycomet 500 MG
Interactions of Glycomet 500 MG
Interactions with other medicines
Some medicines affect the way the Glycomet 500 tablet works or the Glycomet tablet itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
Especially medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high or abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, immunomodulatory medicines or medicines for the brain-related disorder.
Storage and disposal of Glycomet 500 MG
Store Glycomet 500 tablet below 25°C at a cool and dry place.
Protect it from direct sunlight and moisture.
Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Glycomet 500 MG
Missed a Dose
If you missed a dose of the medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it’s time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid double dose of the medicine to compensate for the missed one.