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Bigomet 850mg Tablet

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The composition of Bigomet 850mg Tab is the medicine metformin. It belongs to the class of antidiabetic medicines called biguanides. It is used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus and the reduction...
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Uses of Bigomet 850mg Tab

  • Type 2 diabetes

Contraindications of Bigomet 850mg Tab

  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Heart problems
  • Kidney dysfunction
  • Liver damage
  • Allergy to this tablet
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Severe infection

Side effects of Bigomet 850mg Tab

  • Common side effects of Bigomet 850mg Tab include reduced appetite, vomiting, stomach cramps, mild loose stools, altered taste sensations, decreased vitamin B12 levels, skin rashes, itching and hives
  • Serious side effects of the medicine include abnormal liver function tests, hepatitis, lactic acidosis and hypoglycemia

Mode of Action of Bigomet 850mg Tab

How Does It Work?

This medicine increases the production of glucose by the pancreas and increases the uptake of blood sugar by the muscles.

Directions for Use of Bigomet 850mg Tab

  • Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor
  • Do not combine with other medication
  • Stay hydrated
  • Do not share your medicines with others

Interactions of Bigomet 850mg Tab

  • Phenytoin
  • Birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy
  • Diet pills or medicines to treat asthma, colds, or allergies
  • Diuretics
  • Heart or blood pressure medications
  • Niacin
  • Phenothiazines
  • Steroids such as prednisone, methylprednisolone and dexamethasone
  • Thyroid medicine
  • Furosemide and cimetidine
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and COX-2 inhibitors such as ibuprofen and celecoxib
This medicine reduces the levels of vitamin B12 in the body. A diet to complement your treatment might be suggested by your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Bigomet 850mg Tab

This medicine should be stored out of the reach of children. Do not keep this medicine in direct heat or moisture.

Dosage of Bigomet 850mg Tab


The dosage of Bigomet 850mg Tab should be as prescribed by your doctor. The symptoms of an overdose are muscle pain, breathing discomfort, vomiting and abdominal discomfort. You should contact the doc...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose when you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is time for your next dose. Do not take extra medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: When will the desired effect be seen with this tablet?

A: There are no observable symptoms that show that this medicine is working. Proper monitoring of sugar levels can tell whether this tablet is working or not for you.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 06:54 AM (IST)
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