Glycomet SR 500 Mg

Glycomet SR 500 Mg
Glycomet SR 500 Mg
Active Ingredients
Metformin Hcl
Generic Brand for
Glucophage
Strength
500mg Tablets
Manufacture by
USV
Packing
Bister Packing
Pack Size Unit price Qty Gross Total
30 Tablets $0.23 $0.23
60 Tablets $0.13 $0.13
100 Tablets $0.12 $0.12

Product Description

What is Glycomet SR 500mg Tablet?

Glycomet SR 500mg is an antihyperglycemic drug that controls high blood sugar levels. The drug is generally employed in people with type II diabetes to prevent the risk factors. It is a condition in which the body can't produce enough insulin or resists insulin. Whereas, Insulin helps to manage blood sugar (glucose) levels. A person with high blood sugar, called diabetes, has the risk of serious health complications. It can cause a risk of blindness, kidney damage, stroke, and heart attack. Thus, by reducing the excess blood sugar level, Glycomet 500 helps to prevent the risk factors. You may need regular monitoring of blood sugar levels while taking this medicine.

Uses of Metformin 500mg tablet

Type II Diabetes Mellitus

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

How does it work?

Glycomet 500mg contains Metformin as its active salt, an anti-diabetic medication (biguanide). Manage the high level of blood sugar in the body. It works effectively in many ways. It lowers glucose production in your liver and delays its absorption in the intestines. Also, it increases the body's sensitivity toInsulin and reduces high blood sugar. Thus, it helps to prevent complications associated with type II diabetes in individuals.

How to take Glycomet 500mg Tablet?

Metformin comes in various strengths, and you should take the prescribed dose. During intake, swallows a 500 mg tablet with a glass of water, and do not try to break or crush the tablet. For better absorption, you can take these tablets after having your meal. You should take this antibiotic drug as long as prescribed for you in the prescribed dose. For ease of remembering, take your doses at fixed intervals every day. Do not take a double dose or a higher strength than the prescribed one. Taking an overdose is more likely to put you at risk of getting the drug's side effects. So make sure you follow your prescription and stop taking them unless your doctor tells you to do so.

Side effects

Here is a list of common and less common side effects that may appear during the use of Metformin 500. Most of them are rare and mild and stay for a shorter period. But if they persist or get severe, one must inform a doctor and seek medical care-

  • Abdominal pain
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Swollen joints
  • Chest discomfort
  • Runny nose
  • Vomiting
  • Swallow joints
  • Nausea

Precautions and Safety advice

A person with an allergy or hypersensitivity to Metformin should not take any dose.

When taking Glycomet 500, you should avoid alcohol to reduce the risk of lactic acidosis.

You can take Glycomet 500mg tablet during pregnancy if your doctor prescribes it.

Metformin may pass into breast milk, but the concentration is very low. Usually, it would not cause any side effects on the baby during breastfeeding. If a pregnant mother needs to take it or breastfeed, she should consult a doctor first.

There can be a chance of falling blood sugar levels if you take Glycomet 500 mg tablet. So you are more likely to experience dizziness, confusion, and increased sweating. If you suspect these symptoms, please do not drive or stay outside, as it can be unsafe for you.

Metformin is unsafe to use for liver or kidney disease; one should not take it unless prescribed. If your doctor prescribes it, please take it cautiously, and you may also need some adjustments.

 

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