Metformin Tablets 500 mg

Metformin belongs to a group of medicines called oral hypoglycaemics.

It works by reducing the level of sugar in the blood.

Metformin Tablets are used for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes in patients when diet and exercise have not been enough to keep their blood sugar level under control, especially when these patients are overweight.

The tablets can be used as follows:

Adults (18 or over):

  • as the only medicine for the treatment of diabetes
  • with other anti-diabetic medicines also taken by mouth
  • in combination with insulin.

Children (10 to 17):

  • as the only medicine for the treatment of diabetes
  • in combination with insulin

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Description

Description

 Therapeutic indications for Metformin Tablets 500 mg

Non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDDM, type II) and, in particular, in overweight patients, when adequate dietary treatment and exercise has failed.

In adults metformin hydrochloride may be used as monotherapy or in combination with other oral antidiabetic agents or with insulin.

In children from 10 years of age and adolescents, metformin hydrochloride may be used as monotherapy or in combination with insulin.

A reduction of diabetic complications has been shown in overweight type 2 diabetic adult patients treated with metformin as first-line therapy after diet failure.

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Additional Info

Additional information

PIP CODE:

121-7272