Glucophage 1000 Mg
Manufacturer : Merck
Active Substance : Metformin Hydrochloride
Pack : 100 tabs X 1000 mg.
Form : Oral
Shipping : International
Glucophage belongs to the category of diabetes
Glucophage 1000 mg is used for improving blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
What is Glucophage 1000 mg?
Glucophage 1000 mg belongs to a group of drugs called oral antidiabetics (biguanides). Such drugs are used to treat diabetes and to prevent the development of diabetes in patients with obese glucose tolerance disorder. Glucophage 1000 mg is used to treat patients with overweight type 2 diabetes (a type of diabetes), where diet and exercise alone are insufficient to control blood sugar levels.
What is Glucophage 1000 mg used for?
Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas and released into the circulation, allowing within your body to take the glucose from the blood to cells. Your body uses glucose to produce energy or store it for future use. If you have diabetes, your pancreas is not producing enough insulin, or your body cannot use the insulin produced regularly. This causes a high level of glucose in your blood. Glucophage 1000 mg helps to reduce the glucose level in your blood to the normal level as much as possible.
What is in a box of Glucophage 1000 mg?
Each film-coated tablet is available in blister packs of 100 tablets containing 1000 mg of metformin hydrochloride.
How to use Glucophage 1000 mg?
For adults, the standard starting dose is 500mg or 850mg Glucophage twice or three times a day. The maximum dose that can be taken is 3000 mg in the form of a daily dose divided into three.
Glucophage can be taken with or after meals. Taking Glucophage with or after meals prevents this medicine from causing side effects that affect your digestive system.
Do not chew or crush the tablets. Take the Glucophage tablet with enough water.