Glucophage XR

Active Ingredient(s): Metformin
FDA Approved: * October 13, 2000
Pharm Company: * BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
Category: Diabetes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Glucophage XR Overview

Metformin, marketed under the trade name Glucophage among others, is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes,[5][6] particularly in people who are overweight.[7] It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).[5] Limited evidence suggests metformin may prevent the cardiovascular disease and cancer complications of diabetes.[8][9] It is not associated wit...

Read more Glucophage XR Details
Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metformin

Recent Glucophage XR Forums: RSS Feed

GLUCOPHAGE XR

After taken this medication 500mg mayb after an hour or so I tends to get this burning headache,I was reading some of the replies to this medication (metformin) and I not sure if that is what I'm experiencing the hotness+headaches,I also notice when I have taken 1000 which my dr.wants me to take it it drops it too low. ## Hi, Helen! Sorry about the headaches you've been experiencing. How are you feeling today? The headache may actually be due to your sugar dropping too low, they can manifest as symptom of it being too high or too low. Do you check your levels when you get one? And as to the higher dosage dropping it too low, how low does it go then? Have you informed your doctor of the issue? Learn more Metformin details here.

Updated
side effects

I find aprox. 20 to 30 minutes after taking Glucophage or Metformin I am extremely hot as in bad hot flashes and I am wondering if this is happening to anyone else ## Hmm.. I Feel Fine During My Dosage. Any Other Unusual Side Effects Your Having?? ## My DR increased my dose and I have terrible bouts of nausea. Will this go away and how can I make it stop? ## Rhapsody, I suggest speaking to your doctor about this issue, that way you can rule out any other possible causes and see what you may need to do or what you can safely take with your medications to reduce the nausea. ## Yes, I have had this. I increased from 1 x500mg a day to two. For a while, I was fine, then the heat started in my face and hands. My face felt cool to touch but I felt like I was on fire underneath. I wondered if i...

Updated

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 Glucophage XR: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0087-6063 24 Hr Glucophage 500 mg Extended Release Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Company
  • 0087-6064 24 Hr Glucophage 750 mg Extended Release Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Company

Other drugs which contain Metformin or a similar ingredient: (37 results)

Related Glucophage XR Topics:

GLUCOPHAGE XR
After taken this medication 500mg mayb after an hour or so I tends to get this burning headache,I was reading some of th... 1 reply
glucophage mertformin 1000 mg
my mom is a diabetic and as well as patient for blood pressure and she always takes all the medicines on time but still ... 2 replies
Glucophage - long-term downside
What is the down-side of taking Glucophage (minimum dosage) over a long period please? ## Glucophage contains the active... 2 replies
Teva glucophage odor
Teva glucophage metformin odor problem ## What type of odor are you referring to? Something from the person being treate... 1 reply
aurobindo pharm generic for glucophage
Hi my name is Krystal and one of my friends is taking this medication she forgot what it is used for and be leave's ... 1 reply
What Are The Differences Between Diamicron And Glucophage
My doctor originally prescribed Diamicron (60m) for my Type II diabetes but, more recently, my specialist prescribed Glu... 1 reply
can Galvumet be used instead of Glimepiride and Glucophage
I'm using Glimepiride 4mg & Glucophage xr 1000mg twice daily and sugar is not controled.. If I use Galvumet 50/8...
Xr50 Peach Photo Of Serequel
What does serequel look like? oblong peach XR 50 ## XR50 peach ## XR50 peach ## Hi Sandra, It looks like Kaiser Permanen... 3 replies
xr 300
Oblong White ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Seroquel XR (300 mg); which is an atypical an... 2 replies
Xr 150
what does this drug do? why is it normally prescribed? Are we all guinea pigs for it? ## Hi Ann, Based on the descriptio... 1 reply




Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 21 March 2019.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2019 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA