Glumet-Forte

Glumet-Forte

metformin

Manufacturer:

Pharmaniaga Manufacturing Berhad

Distributor:

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Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Metformin HCl
Indications/Uses
Type 2 DM. May be used as monotherapy or in combination w/ other oral antidiabetic agents, or w/ insulin. Adjuvant in poorly controlled type 1 DM.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult One 850-mg tab bd-tds. Max: 3 g daily. Childn >10 yr 500 or 850 mg once daily. Max: 2 g daily in 2-3 divided doses.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Diabetic ketoacidosis, diabetic precoma, dehydration, severe infection, shock & intravascular administration of iodinated contrast agents, cardiac or resp failure, recent MI & shock. Acute alcohol intoxication, alcoholism. Renal failure or dysfunction. Hepatic insufficiency.
Special Precautions
Lactic acidosis. Discontinue treatment prior to administration of iodinated contrast agent or surgery. Assess renal function regularly. Renal impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, metallic taste. Impaired vit B12 absorption.
Drug Interactions
Glucocorticoids, β2-agonist, diuretics, ACE inhibitors.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A10BA02 - metformin ; Belongs to the class of biguanides. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Glumet-Forte FC tab 850 mg
Packing/Price
5 × 20's (RM30.00/box)
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