Description of Glycomet 850 mg Tablet
Uses of Glycomet 850 MG Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
Type II Diabetes MellitusThis Glycomet 850 mg medicine is used along with an appropriate diet and exercise regimen to reduce blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Major & minor side effects for Glycomet 850 MG Tablet
- Nausea and vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Lactic Acidosis
- Chest discomfort
- Runny Nose
- Belching and Heartburn
- Swollen joints
- Contact your doctor immediately if any of these symptoms are experienced on a regular basis.
- Observed in a small fraction of population.
When not to use?
Contraindications of Glycomet 850 MG Tablet
Severe kidney impairmentThis medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a severe impairment of kidney function due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.
AllergyThis glycomet 850 mg uses medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to metformin or any other biguanides.
Metabolic AcidosisThis medicine is not recommended for use in patients with metabolic acidosis since it may worsen the patient’s condition.
Missed DoseTake the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
OverdoseContact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Some overdosages could lead to Lactic Acidosis which requires immediate medical intervention.
Warnings for special population
– This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
– This glycomet 850 mg in pregnancy medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.