Met-A-Day

Met-A-Day

metformin

Manufacturer:

Lloyd

Distributor:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Metformin HCl
Indications/Uses
As initial therapy diet-failed NIDDM patients, especially if overwt.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take w/ or after meals.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Should not be used in patients w/ heart failure, dehydration, acute or chronic alcoholism, or any other conditions likely to predispose to lactic acidosis. Not recommended during pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Anorexia, nausea & diarrhea; metallic taste, wt loss; impaired absorption of vit B12; hypoglycemia; lactic acidosis (predominantly in patients w/ renal impairment).
Drug Interactions
May increase levels by up to 50% w/ cimetidine. Amiloride, cimetidine, digoxin, morphine, procainamide, quinidine, vancomycin, trimethoprim.
MIMS Class
Antidiabetic Agents
ATC Classification
A10BA02 - metformin ; Belongs to the class of biguanides. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Met-A-Day ER tab 1 g
Packing/Price
100's
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