RiteMED Metformin

RiteMED Metformin

metformin

Manufacturer:

RiteMED

Distributor:

United Lab
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Metformin HCl
Indications/Uses
Type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled by diet & exercise alone.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 500 mg every 12 hr, dose may be gradually increased to a max of 2,250 mg daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Renal impairment, CHF requiring pharmacologic treatment, acute or chronic metabolic acidosis.
Special Precautions
Elderly, hepatic & renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lactic acidosis, decreased vit B12 absorption.
Drug Interactions
Alcohol, ACE inhibitors, cimetidine, ketotifen, linezolid, MAOIs.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A10BA02 - metformin ; Belongs to the class of biguanides. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
RiteMED Metformin tab 850 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P6/tab, P600/box)
Form
RiteMED Metformin tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P325/box, P3.25/tab)
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