Metphar XR 750

Metphar XR 750 Contraindications

metformin

Manufacturer:

PT Novell

Distributor:

Primal
Full Prescribing Info
Contraindications
Do not take Metphar XR if: Allergic to metformin or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in Description). An allergic reaction may cause a rash, itching or shortness of breath.
There are liver problems.
There is severely reduced kidney function.
There is uncontrolled diabetes, with, for example, severe hyperglycaemia (high blood glucose), nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rapid weight loss, lactic acidosis (see Risk of lactic acidosis under Precautions) or ketoacidosis. Ketoacidosis is a condition in which substances called 'ketone bodies' accumulate in the blood and which can lead to diabetic pre-coma. Symptoms include stomach pain, fast and deep breathing, sleepiness or breath developing an unusual, fruity smell.
Have lost too much water from the body (dehydration). Dehydration may lead to kidney problem, which can put patients at risk for lactic acidosis (see Risk of lactic acidosis under Precautions).
There is a severe infection, such as an infection affecting the lung or bronchial system or the kidney. Severe infections may lead to kidney problems, which can put patients at risk for lactic acidosis (see Risk of lactic acidosis under Precautions).
Have been treated for acute heart problems or have recently had a heart attack or have severe circulatory problems or breathing difficulties. This may lead to a lack in oxygen supply to tissue which can put patients at risk for lactic acidosis (see Risk of lactic acidosis under Precautions).
A heavy drinker of alcohol.
Under 18 years of age.
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