Active Ingredient(s): Metformin
FDA Approved: * June 3, 2005
Pharm Company: * DEPOMED INC
Category: Diabetes

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

Glumetza Overview

Metformin, marketed under the trade name Glucophage among others, is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes,[6][7] particularly in people who are overweight.[8] It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome.[6] It is not associated with weight gain.[9] It is taken by mouth.[6] Metformin is generally well tolerated.[10] Common adverse effects i...

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Pain in back and stomache

Hi I have been on glumetza now for 2 weeks and was wondering if anyone has experienced what I am feeling. 3 days after starting this medication I began to have pain in my back on my right side by my kidney area. The pain has now come around to the front right below my ribcage. Ican only describe the pain as a constant dull ache kinda feeling like I was kicked in tge stomache. I have recently had and endoscope but didnt think it would be related to that. Any input would be great I have now scared myself reading about lactic acidosos when on this medication. Please let me know anyone! ## Have you consulted your doctor? Glumetza contains the active ingredient Metformin, which is an oral antidiabetic medication and it can cause some stomach pain and gas, as a side effect, but it really soun...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • For Suspension, Extended Release: 500mg/5ml
  • 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 Glumetza: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 13913-002 24 Hr Glumetza 500 mg Extended Release Tablet by Depomed, Inc.
  • 13913-003 24 Hr Glumetza 1000 mg Extended Release Tablet by Depomed, Inc.
  • 54868-0830 24 Hr Glumetza 500 mg Extended Release Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 68012-002 24 Hr Glumetza 500 mg Extended Release Tablet by Santarus, Inc.
  • 68012-003 24 Hr Glumetza 1000 mg Extended Release Tablet by Santarus, Inc.
  • 68012-004 Glumetza 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Santarus, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Metformin or a similar ingredient: (42 results)

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