Metformin

Category: Diabetes



Metformin Overview

Metformin, marketed under the tradename Glucophage among others, is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.[3][4] This is particularly true in people who are overweight.[5] It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome.[3] Limited evidence suggests metformin may prevent the cardiovascular disease and cancer complications of diabetes.[6][7] It is not associated with weight gain.[7] It is taken by mouth.[3] Metformin is generally well tolerated.[8] Common...

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potassium cl 10 meq er capsules
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What are the side effects of Potassium Cl 20meq er? ## My grandmother has been prescribed this medication (Potassium CL) and has discovered them completely whole in her bowel movements, why is this? ## Kimberly, when some medications are time released, the outer shell of the tablet is NOT meant to be digested and is just expelled as waste, however, the medication is still released and used by the body, just as it is supposed to be. Many of these types of medications will even carry warnings about this in the drug monographs. Side effects can include: high potassium levels, nausea, diarrhea and muscle weakness. Did you have any other questions? ## Mom has always taken K CR and now it is ER. What is the difference. I thought CR meant time release. ## Kimberly, I really doubt that answer. ...
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Rxp 500 White Pill
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What is this pill called ## Based on the description provided, this is a Canadian medication by the name of Rhoxal-Metformin FC (500 mg); which is an oral anti-diabetic medication. "Each white, round, biconvex, film-coated tablet, embossed RXP 500 on one side and scored on the other side, contains 500 mg of metformin HCl." Learn More: Metformin Details If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you. ## thanks for the help ## can these pills cause stomach upset and higher daily sugar readings ## Z 70 round white in color is it a generic soma ## If your pill is Metformen, it helps with stability of blood sugar, but can have the side effect of gastrointestinal disturbances. IIRC
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Metformin Hydrochloride i p - 1000mg + Methylcobalamin 750 mcg
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Please let us know under what brand names the above-noted composition is available in the markets of Delhi & the name of the company ## Did you find a medication? I'm sorry, but I don't have any information on what the brand names would be for it there, if that combination is even available. Learn more Metformin details here. Learn more Methylcobalamin details here. Does anyone else know what it would be found under there? Did you try asking a chemist/pharmacist? ## I need to brand of any products having combination of metformin with methycoblamin oral form
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metformin hydrochloride prolonged release tablets up 500 mg
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Metformin hydrochloride prolonged release tablets Ip 500 mg Melmet_500Sr for what disease?
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iam taking krimson35 along with metformin tablets what are side effects & what is the time for pregnancy after 21 days of pills
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iam 25 yrs old,my first baby got miscarried in 5 months an year ago, how to get pregnant for the next baby .as iam taking krimson35 along with metformin tablet... ## please specify side effects of B-Long F ## Iam Taking Krimson35 Along With Metformin Tablets What Are Side Effects & What Is The Time For Pregnancy After 21 Days Of Pills ## Diagnosed with PCOD, i am taking metformin along with krimson 35 , what are the chances of get pregnant in how much time? ## my girlfriend is just 18 & she dont wnt to get pregnant,. & shes delayed in menstruation for 1month is she pregnant what drugs should she take if ever! she,s 1mnth or week ? in pregnancy!. & what are d syd effects...after then. ## iam 25 years old iam pregnent my first pregnency doctor adviced glucophage 500mg if a...
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Side Effect Of Jalra M 50 1000
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I am 46 and suddenly had a sugar spike to over 315 ( fasting), triglycerides over 300; have been put on a jalra -m 50/1000 dose twice daily. Feeling weak with muscle weakness but doc sez is normal. Anyone with same symptons ## Jalra-M contains the active ingredients Vidagliptin and Metformin, both of which are oral antidiabetic medications. And yes, those symptoms can be normal for two reasons, one is the medications themselves, they can cause side effects, just the same as any other medication. And the second is due to the fact that your sugar was so high and is now being brought lower. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I am 80 years old and i had hypoglycaemia Dr prescribed JALRA 50/1000 twice a day before food.at the time of high sugar and now my sugar level fasting 120 and ...
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Zoryl M1
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Doctor has advised me Zoryl M1. I have got fasting Blood Sugar Level of 222. I have not yet started the medicine but restricted the diet. I don't want to take medicine for life long. Pl advise. ## I started taking zorylM1 sometime ago. I am diabetic and have been on metformin for about an year. Zoryl was given as i had some dehydration problem and diarrhea. Zoryl did not suit me as I started having Tachycardia. I have a history of tachycardia since some time and has been on Aten25. When i started Aten 25was stopped by my doctor. Presntly i am back to metform in as my regular health care provider falt that zoryl may nt be suitable to me. I amk an Idian living in Nagpur. ## Zoryl M1 contains the active ingredients Glimepiride and Metformin, it is an oral antidiabetic medication. Achar...
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Where Is Solco Metformin Made
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In what country is SOLCO Metformin made? ## Solco Healthcare is a U.S. based company that is FDA approved. Have you had some problem with this product? There are more Metformin details available here. ## Solco metformin is made in India like so many other generics of this drug. This is according to the label facsimile shown on the NIH Dailymed site (search on metformin and then locate Soclo in the results), Solco metformin is made in India. ## I obtain my Metformin meds at Publix. Since Publix changed to this manufacturer I noticed this med has a bad rotten odor to them . . . disgusting. I also noticed that since taking them, my body is reacting more -- with nausea, loose bowels and stomach cramping. How is this medication different from the one Publix was previously dispensing? Why the...
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If A Tablet Is Scored Can You Cut It In Half For The Dose
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I have some Metformin Hcl 1000mg tablets. My dose has been reduced to 500 mg. Is it safe to cut the 1000mg ones in half? ## It is safe, as long as you weren't taking a time released formulation. This would be denoted on your prescription label by an abbreviation such as ER, XR or SR. There will usually also be a warning on them from the pharmacy that says do not crush or chew, swallow tablet whole. Metformin is an oral antidiabetic medication and may cause side effects, such as: nausea, headache, hypoglycemia and flatulence. More details: Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have a question. I split my metformin er in two and took it because I didn't know I wasn't supposed to. Will I be okay? ## Becky, it could result in your getting too much of the medication, at on...
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DBX- 13 scam
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In January 2013 - I recently purchased a subscription to the Health Sciences Institute (HSI) newsletter and got the book "Miracles from the Vault." I scoured the pages to find DBX-13 which they advertised as the diabetes miracle cure, and couldn't find it anywhere. I called HSI, and after three attempts and by threatening to take them to court for false advertising, a response finally came by email. DBX-13 is called X-Cravings. But get this... it is no longer being manufactured. X-Cravings appears to be a formula to help you stop craving food... a diet product... and I guess they apparently felt this would help you lose weight which would help your diabetes. I placed a call to the manufacturer of X-Cravings, Nutricology. Tel: (800)545-9960 who claims they don't know that...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Metformin
  • Solution: 100mg/ml, 500mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 1000mg, 1gm, 500mg, 625mg, 750mg, 850mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 1000mg, 1gm, 500mg, 750mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Metformin: (397 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-1048 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1049 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7212 Metformin Hydrochloride 750 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7214 Metformin Hydrochloride 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-7267 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0179-0178 Metformin Hydrochloride 1000 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0183 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-1979 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0185-0213 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0185-0215 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0185-0221 Metformin Hydrochloride 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0185-4416 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Eon Labs, Inc.
  • 0228-2657 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2715 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2718 Metformin Hydrochloride 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2728 Metformin Hydrochloride 750 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0228-2740 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Actavis Elizabeth LLC
  • 0378-0234 Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0240 Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0244 Metformin Hydrochloride 1 Gm Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Metformin or a similar ingredient: (31 results)


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