Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
86.10*
MRP 105.00
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Medical Description

This medicine belongs to the biguanide group of medicines and is utilised for controlling blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus. The generic name of Formin Plus 1000mg Tablet 10'S is metformi...
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ContainsMetformin(1.0 G),Vitamin B12 / Mecobalamin / Cynocobalamin / Methylcobalamin(750.0 Mcg)
ClassificationANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

The uses of Formin Plus 1000mg Tablet 10'S include controlling and regulation of type 2 diabetes mellitus (non-insulin-dependent diabetes) when diet and exercise cannot control the blood glucose level...
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Contraindications of Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Type I diabetes mellitus
  • Liver or kidney diseases
  • Heart failure
  • Severe respiratory diseases

Side effects of Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • The usual side effects of Formin Plus 1000mg Tablet 10'S include a loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache and mild diarrhoea
  • A rare but critical side effect of this medicine is lactic acidosis. This medicine can result in abnormal liver function tests and hepatitis. Report to your doctor immediately in case you notice yello...
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Precautions and Warnings of Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be taken during pregnancy without doctor's advice. In pregnancy-related diabetes, insulin is the most preferred choice of medicine over any oral blood glucose-lowering medicines. However, if this medicine is deemed suitable during pregnancy by the doctor, then it will be prescribed to you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
It must not be used during breastfeeding as it can pass into breastmilk and can lead to adverse effects.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
If you use this medicine, then there are chances that your blood sugar level may fall and you may feel faintness, confusion and increased sweating. You should be cautious while driving and carry sugar bars and drinks to compensate for the same.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
You should avoid excessive alcohol use while taking this medicine as it reduces the blood sugar levels and increases the risk of lactic acidosis.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You feel vomiting, stomach ache, muscle cramps, difficulty in breathing, reduced body temperature and heartbeat after taking this medicine
  • You have dehydration-related symptoms such as severe vomiting, diarrhoea after its administration. This can lead to a critical condition called lactic acidosis.

Mode of Action of Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

In the condition of diabetes mellitus, the pancreas either does not produce sufficient insulin or your body is not able to effectively utilise the insulin produced. So, glucose is unable to enter into...
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Directions for Use of Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Swallow the entire tablet as a whole with water without chewing or crushing the tablet. Follow your doctor's advice in consuming the dosage of Formin Plus 1000mg Tablet 10'S.

Interactions of Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

Some medicines that can interact with this medicine which are as follows: steroid tablets (prednisone, methylprednisolone, dexamethasone, etc.), thyroid medications, birth control pills, niacin, pheno...
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Interactions with food items

This medicine causes a reduced absorption of vitamin B12 if taken in long time. Kindly consult your doctor for further tests in the monitoring of levels of vitamin B12 continually.

Other general Interactions

Individuals with type 1 diabetes mellitus, severe liver or kidney diseases, heart failure and critical respiratory diseases along with chronic alcoholics are recommended not to use this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Store this medicine at room temperature in its original packaging while preventing it excess heat, moisture, direct light and children's reach. Standard waste management procedures should be followed ...
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Dosage of Formin Plus 1000mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Seek emergency medical help in case you suspect an overdose of Formin Plus 1000mg Tablet 10'S as it may lead to lactic acidosis. Signs of lactic acidosis are vomiting, stomach ache, muscle cramps and ...
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Missed a Dose

If you happen to miss the administration of this medicine, take it as quickly as you recall it along with food. If it is time for your next dose, then take the scheduled one. Do not try to compensate ...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How does this medicine work?

A: This medicine works by decreasing the quantity of sugar released into the blood, and it also improves the insulin sensitivity.

Q: What do I do if I feel sick after taking this medicine?

A: Always take this medicine along with food to avoid getting sick. If you still feel unwell, then contact your doctor.

Q: How long should I take it?

A: You need to adhere to your doctor's instructions in taking the correct dosage of this medicine. You may start with low dosage and, gradually, it will increase over a few weeks as per your condition.

Q: Is this medicine suitable for all people with type 2 diabetes?

A: This medicine is not suitable (effective) for people with type 2 diabetes, especially people suffering from liver or kidney problems.

Q: How is this medicine different from other diabetes medicines?

A: Antidiabetic medicines work by increasing the insulin production; however, this medication does not increase the insulin production. Also, it does not lead to weight gain, unlike other antidiabetic medications.
Product Details
Brand
FORMIN PLUS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/06/2023
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 06:54 AM (IST)
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