Phil Pharmawealth Metformin HCl

Phil Pharmawealth Metformin HCl Dosage/Direction for Use

metformin

Manufacturer:

Celogen Pharma

Distributor:

Endure Medical
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initial dosage is 500 mg two or three times daily or 850 mg once or twice daily with or after meals, gradually increased if necessary, at intervals of at least 1 week, to 2 to 3 g daily; doses of 3 g daily are associated with an increased incidence of gastrointestinal adverse effects. Gastrointestinal effects are also common in the beginning of therapy hence a starting dose of 500 mg at breakfast for at least 1 week is recommended, then increased gradually to 500 mg twice daily and can be further increased as necessary up to a maximum dose of 2 g daily. In children aged 10 years and older, a starting dose of 500 mg or 850 mg once daily, or 500 mg twice daily, with or after a meal may be used. It may be gradually increased if needed, at intervals of at least 1 week, to a maximum of 2 g daily given in 2 or 3 divided doses.
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