Glumet DC

Glumet DC

metformin

Manufacturer:

Pharmaniaga Manufacturing Berhad

Distributor:

Pharmaniaga Logistics
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Metformin HCl
Indications/Uses
NIDDM.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 500 mg tds or 750 mg bd. Max: 3 g daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Heart failure, dehydration, acute or chronic alcoholism or any other condition predisposing lactic acidosis. IDDM, ketoacidosis, severe infection, stress, trauma. Conditions associated w/ hypoxaemia. Hepatic or renal impairment. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Discontinue therapy 2-3 days before surgery & reinstate after regaining renal function control. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Anorexia, nausea, diarrhoea, metallic taste, wt loss, lactic acidosis, impaired vit B12 absorption.
Drug Interactions
Increased hypoglycaemic effect w/ sulphonylureas. Dosage adjustment w/ anticoagulants. Increased risk of lactic acidosis w/ cimetidine.
MIMS Class
Antidiabetic Agents
ATC Classification
A10BA02 - metformin ; Belongs to the class of biguanides. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Glumet DC FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;50 × 10's
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