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METAFORT 1000MG 15TAB

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Key Ingredients
Metformin (1000mg)
Storage- Keep it in cool and dry place below 30°C
Consume Type- Oral

Description

METAFORT 1000mg is an antihyperglycemic medicine used to control high blood sugar levels. It is the first preferred medicine effectively used in people with type II diabetes (a condition where your body cannot produce sufficient insulin or resists insulin).
Metafort 1000 Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication (biguanide). It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying the absorption of sugar (glucose) from the intestines, and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.

 

Key Benefits

  • Antidiabetic- Type 2 diabetes

 

Directions for use

  •  It should be taken as directed by your doctor and in the prescribed quantity.
  •  Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water with food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  •  It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  •  Keep it away from the reach of children
  •  Do not use expired medicine.

Safety Information

  •  Tell the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • If you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule.
  •  Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) may occur when taken along with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or on delaying/skipping a meal. Carry a sugar source with you for immediate relief.
  •  Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing, persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain as Metafort 1000 Tablet may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.
  •  Prolonged use of Metafort 1000 Tablet may lead to vitamin B12 deficiency which may lead to anemia, causing fatigue, pale skin, shortness of breath or headache. Notify your doctor if you experience any of these as you may require supplements.
  •  Your doctor will monitor your blood sugar levels and kidney functions regularly while you are taking this medication.
  •  Do regular physical activity and have healthy food.
  •  Restrict sugar intake and avoid alcohol

Side effects-

It is not necessary for everyone to experience the side effects. In case of any discomfort, consult your doctor.

  •  Diarrhea
  •  Nausea
  •  Vomiting
  •  Flatulence

1. Can Metafort 1000 Tablet cause stomach upset?

Answer- Yes, Metafort 1000 Tablet can cause the minor upset of stomach. However, do
not stop taking it. Discuss with your doctor in case of severe stomach upset.

2. If I am taking regular Insulin do I need to talk to Doctor?

Answer- Yes. If you are taking Insulin regularly you need to consult Doctor before taking
Metformin.

3. Can I take alcohol with Metformin?

Answer- Do not take excessive alcohol while taking Metformin, as this may increase the
risk of a life-threatening condition called as lactic acidosis (too much of lactic acid in the
body) which causes symptoms like dizziness, drowsiness, muscle pain, fast, shallow
breathing etc.

4. Is Metformin also prescribed for the treatment of type 1diabetes?

Answer- No. Metformin is only prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes also
called as non-insulin-dependent diabetes.

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