Glycomet 850mg


Metformin 850 mg

SKU 661
Generic For Glucophage
Strength 850mg
Generic Name Metformin Hcl
Manufacturer Otsira
Pack Size Qty Price Per Pill or Unit Price Cart
30 Tablet/s US$ 0.18 US$ 5.50
60 Tablet/s US$ 0.13 US$ 8.0027%US$ 11.00
90 Tablet/s US$ 0.11 US$ 10.0039%US$ 16.50
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Glycomet 850mg

Glycomet 850mg is a prescription medication used in treating type II diabetes. It is prepared to help control the amount of glucose (a form of sugar) in the blood. The medicine can be used alone or in combination with other anti-diabetic agents to manage diabetes. Its aim is to decrease glucose production in the liver. As a result lowers the levels of glucose in the blood stream. Its active component Metformin is formulated to decrease the amount of glucose, an individual absorbs from food as well as increase the response to insulin, a natural substance that controls sugar levels in the bloodstream. The drug does not cure diabetes mellitus but helps to control hypoglycemia.

What is Glycomet 850mg used for?

Glycomet is prescribed to treat type II diabetes. It can be taken with proper diet, insulin or other hypoglycemics to treat patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes or type II diabetes.

How does Glycomet works?

Glycome 850mt has metformin as the active component, which lowers high blood glucose levels by helping your body make better use of the natural substance insulin produced by your pancreas.

Where to buy Glycomet?

You can buy Glycomet 850 mg online from at a reasonable price. It is available on prescription for those who have been diagnosed with diabetes.

What does Glycomet contain?

Glycomet contains metformin as the main ingredient, which 

Effect of alcohol on Glycomet

Avoid alcohol during the treatment with Metformin. Acute or chronic alcohol ingestion may cause lactic acidosis. Therefore, diabetic patients are advised to drink alcohol in moderate amount.

What are the side effects of Glycomet?

The side effects that are associated with Glycomet are given below:

  • Nausea
  • abdominal bloating
  • unpleasant metallic taste
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • lactic acidosis
  • hypoglycemia
  • decrease vitamin B12 issues

What medicates interact with Glycomet?

Avoid taking these drugs while using Glycomet medication:

  • Morphine
  • Amiloride
  • Procainamide
  • Ranitidine
  • Trimethoprim
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Quinidine
  • Triamterene
  • Digoxin
  • Vancomycin
  • Cimetidine
  • Furosemide
  • Nifedipine
  • Chromium
  • Q-10
  • Glucosamine

When should Glycomet not be used?

The use of medication is contraindicated in the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity towards Metformin HCl and other ingredients of the formulation
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Sepsis hypoxemia.
  • Renal impairment
  • Hepatic dysfunction

Carefully use the medication in these conditions:

  • Serious medical conditions like myocardial infarction, stroke, etc.
  • Concurrent renal disease
  • Hypoxia
  • Chronic alcohol use
  • Pituitary deficiency or hyperthyroidism
  • Geriatrics
  • Infections, or surgical procedures
  • Paediatrics
  • Lactation
  • Pregnancy

How should Glycomet be taken?

Most patients prescribed with 500 mg dose that needs to be taken thrice daily, while 850  mg dose should be taken twice daily to provide effective diabetes control. Follow prescribed diet and exercise regimen along with the medication. Monitor signs of hypoglycemia. In case hypoglycemia occurs, take honey or two spoons fo sugar dissolved in water. Test your blood sugar levels regularly. Take your medicine daily as directed by your physician. You should read the prescription label properly before starting the treatment. Avoid gastrointestinal problems by taking the tablet with food. Refill your prescription once your medicines are over.

How long should Glycomet be taken?

Glycomet should be taken for as long as recommended by your physician.

Missed dose of Glycomet

In case you miss a dose of Glycomet 850 mg, talk to your physician. Make sure that you don’t double up your doses to catch up the forgotten one.

How to store Glycomet?

  • Keep the medicine in its original package
  • Ensure that your children don't have access to the medication
  • Store it at controlled room temperature
  • Place the packet away from heat and flame
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