Fornidd/Fornidd XR

Fornidd/Fornidd XR Contraindications

metformin

Manufacturer:

sanofi-aventis

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Full Prescribing Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to metformin HCl or to any of the excipients of Fornidd/Fornidd XR.
Fornidd: Diabetic ketoacidosis and precoma; renal failure or dysfunction (e.g., serum creatinine levels >135 μmol/L in males and >110 μmol/L in females); acute conditions with the potential to alter renal function such as dehydration, severe infection, shock, intravascular administration of iodinated contrast agents (see Precautions); acute or chronic disease which may cause tissue hypoxia such as cardiac or respiratory failure, recent myocardial infarction, shock; hepatic insufficiency, acute alcohol intoxication, alcoholism; lactation; any type of acute metabolic acidosis (such as lactic acidosis, diabetic ketoacidosis); severe renal failure (GFR <30 mL/min).
Fornidd XR: Renal or hepatic failure, alcoholism, NIDDM complicated by severe ketosis and acidosis, diabetic precoma and coma, undergoing surgery, after severe trauma or during infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary heart disease, cardiac failure, peripheral vascular disease, hypoglycemia, pregnancy.
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