Metformin 500mg & 850 mg
This drug is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, especially in people who are overweight and obese, while maintaining normal kidney function. Studies are being conducted on the use of metformin in gestational diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome. The drug has been investigated for other diseases in which insulin resistance may be an important factor.
- Lowers blood sugar
- Used in the treatment of type II diabetes
- Reduces insulin production, which leads to a decrease in appetite
Safe for health
- Available at a price
- Is freely available (sold in pharmacies without a prescription)
- Passed numerous tests, has a lot of certificates
- Effective against a carbohydrate-free diet and workouts
- Improves the condition of many diseases
- The risk of side effects is minimal
- No complications
- Dosage: 500 and 800 mg
- Package: 30 ,60, 90, 120, 180, 270, 360 – pills
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Diabetes mellitus type 2 (insulin-independent) with the ineffectiveness of diet therapy and exercise, in patients with obesity: in adults – as monotherapy or in combination with other oral hypoglycemic agents or insulin; in children aged 10 years and older – as monotherapy or in combination with insulin.
Use Metformin as directed by your doctor.
- Take Metformin by mouth with food.
- Take Metformin on a regular schedule to get the most benefit from it. Taking Metformin at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.
- Continue to take Metformin even if you feel well. Do not miss any dose.
- If you miss a dose of Metformin, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Metformin.
Active Ingredients: metformin 500/850 mg
Do NOT use Metformin if:
- you are allergic to any ingredient in Metformin
- you have congestive heart failure that is treated by medicine
- you have a severe infection, low blood oxygen levels, kidney or liver problems, high blood ketone or acid levels (eg, diabetic ketoacidosis), or severe dehydration
- you have had a stroke or a recent heart attack, or you are in shock
- you are 80 years old or older and have not had a kidney function test
- you will be having surgery or certain lab procedures.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Metformin. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
- if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
- if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
- if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
- if you have a history of heart problems (eg, heart failure), lung or breathing problems, thyroid problems, stomach or bowel problems (eg, paralysis, blockage), adrenal or pituitary problems, or lactic acidosis
- if you have vomiting, diarrhea, poor health or nutrition, low blood calcium or vitamin B12 levels, or anemia, or if you are dehydrated
- if you have an infection, fever, recent injury, or moderate to severe burns
- if you drink alcohol or have a history of alcohol abuse
- if you will be having surgery or certain lab procedures
- if you take a beta-blocker (eg, propranolol).
Some medicines may interact with Metformin. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
- Amiloride, cimetidine, digoxin, morphine, procainamide, quinidine, quinine, ranitidine, triamterene, trimethoprim, or vancomycin because they may increase the risk of Metformin’s side effects
- Calcium channel blockers (eg, nifedipine), corticosteroids (eg, prednisone), diuretics (eg, furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide), estrogen, hormonal contraceptives (eg, birth control pills), insulin, isoniazid, nicotinic acid, phenothiazine (eg, chlorpromazine), phenytoin, sulfonylureas (eg, glipizide), sympathomimetics (eg, albuterol, pseudoephedrine), or thyroid hormones (eg, levothyroxine) because the risk of high or low blood sugar may be increased.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Metformin may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Frequently asked questions
Diabetes of this type can occur without obvious manifestations for a long time, destroying the vessels and nerve endings. A patient develops severe chronic diseases. Stroke, heart attack, blindness, dementia, and amputation of the lower extremities – this is what causes type 2 diabetes.
Having received a disappointing diagnosis, a person necessarily asks such a question. Unfortunately, it is impossible to fully recover, but it is quite possible to alleviate your fate and maximize the years of active existence.
Although diabetes mellitus type 2 is not amenable to treatment, however, the essence of its “stopping” is reduced to the maximum reduction in blood sugar levels to values approaching the norm, this is also called compensation. Clearly following the recommendations of the endocrinologist, the patient can significantly improve their condition and well-being.
1. People over 45 years old are overweight or obese.
2. For persons over 45 years of age with normal weight, but having family heredity of type 2 diabetes, with a history of gestational diabetes, data on dyslipidemia or arterial hypertension.
3. To persons under the age of 45 who are overweight or suffering from obesity, with familial heredity, with established arterial hypertension or dyslipidemia, with a history of gestational diabetes.
Metformin is an effective drug that improves the response of target cells to insulin. The use of Metformin normalizes glycemia, prevents the development of complications and stabilizes the patient’s weight. To keep diabetes under control, you should follow all the recommendations of a specialist, and if necessary, choose an effective analogue.
If you use Metformin for the prevention of diabetes and in parallel to control blood sugar levels, you can actually prolong your life and keep yourself healthy.
In addition, the drug has a positive effect on the state of the vessels and the heart, and in fact the functioning of the whole organism depends on them.
Be sure to take a hypoglycemic agent at high risk of developing diabetes. It will help prevent the formation of a dangerous disease and improve the functions of the body.
The course of treatment for prediabetes can be long. Individual recommendations are given by the doctor based on the response of the body and blood sugar levels.
If you take Metformin for weight loss, you must always follow a diet. Should reduce the amount of fast carbohydrates.
However, it is impossible to starve, otherwise side effects will begin from the use of the medication.
Daily calorie foods should be at least 1000 kcal. In the priority protein food, healthy fats and complex carbohydrates, as well as fiber and vitamins.
The drug can be used for fatty liver, if it is not caused by excessive use of alcohol.
If fatty hepatosis is triggered by alcoholism, then Metformin is contraindicated.
The drug is used in gynecology for the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome. Tablets will be effective if the disease is triggered by diabetes.
As a result of disruption of the pancreas increases the level of male hormones in the female body. The growth of testosterone inhibits the natural function of the ovaries.
Metformin triggers the reverse process, as a result of which women improve their menstrual cycle and restore ovulation, and testosterone levels decrease to normal levels.
The drug has a positive effect on male potency and improves the quality of an erection, if age-related changes have caused it. In men, the use of the drug does not cause a decrease in testosterone.
The drug has a positive effect on the state of the thyroid gland, if the patient has no pathologies of the organ.
When using supportive drugs, a hypoglycemic agent can reduce the level of hormones produced.
During reception it is recommended to use an additional source of iodine.
Yes, medicine is a prophylactic.
Taking Metformin can maintain proper blood sugar levels, which will prevent the development of diabetes.