Glyciphage Sr 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glyciphage Sr 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Glyciphage Sr 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By FRANCO INDIAN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 42.00
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Metformin(850.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-DIABETIC

Medical Description

Glyciphage Sr 850mg Tab 10'S is an antidiabetic medicine containing metformin as its primary ingredient and is used for treating type 2 diabetes.
uses

Uses of Glyciphage Sr 850 MG

  • Type 2 diabetes
contraindications

Contraindications of Glyciphage Sr 850 MG

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Allergic reaction to the medicine
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Heart disease
  • Severe infections
  • Heavy alcohol consumption
sideEffects

Side effects of Glyciphage Sr 850 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Breathing problems
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Low levels of vitamin B12
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Glyciphage Sr 850 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Glyciphage Sr 850mg Tab 10'S during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine is not generally prescribed for pregnant women. Discuss insulin therapy with your doctor to understand if there are safer alternatives.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women as it can pass into the milk produced and harm the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Do not drive if you experience side effects like dizziness or drowsiness. Eat or drink something with sugar content if you experience symptoms such as faintness, confusion and increased sweating. These are symptoms of low blood sugar.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
A:
It is best to avoid alcohol while taking this medicine. Drinking alcohol while on the medication can harm the liver. Alcohol is also likely to result in low blood sugar levels.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are taking a diuretic
  • You are suffering from severe liver conditions
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Glyciphage Sr 850 MG

How Does It Work?

In certain cases of type 2 diabetes, the pancreas does not produce enough insulin to facilitate the entry of glucose from the bloodstream to the cells. The generic medicine in the composition of Glyci...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Glyciphage Sr 850 MG

The dosage of Glyciphage Sr 850mg Tab 10'S should be as prescribed by the doctor. Generally, the patient is directed to take the medicine with a meal.
interactions

Interactions of Glyciphage Sr 850 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Phenytoin
  • Birth control pills and hormone-replacement therapy
  • Diet pills
  • Medicines used to treat asthma, colds or allergies
  • Diuretics
  • Heart or blood pressure medications
  • Niacin 
  • Phenothiazines
  • Steroids (prednisone, methylprednisolone, dexamethasone and others) 
  • Thyroid medicine
  • Furosemide
  • Cimetidine

Interactions with food items

No known interactions with any food products.

Other general Interactions

  • It is dangerous to take the medicine when one has a condition that causes dehydration (significant loss of body fluids) such as severe vomiting and diarrhoea
  • The medicine can cause a serious condition called lactic acidosis in patients with factors such as uncontrolled diabetes, serious infections, prolonged fasting, alcohol intake, dehydration, liver prob...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Glyciphage Sr 850 MG

The medicine is to be stored at room temperature, in a place where it does not comes into contact with moisture or direct sunlight.
dosage

Dosage of Glyciphage Sr 850 MG

Overdose

If an individual is suspected to have overdosed on the medicine, they must be taken to emergency care as soon as possible. Overdose can result in hypoglycemia. The person may suffer from vomiting, sto...
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Missed a Dose

A missed dose should be made up at the earliest. However, if it is time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your dosing schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can a prescription of this medicine be replaced with a prescription of gliclazide?

A: Both medicines are used to treat type 2 diabetes. However, they have different action mechanisms. Consult your doctor before switching.

Q: What are the complications of taking contraceptives while on a prescription of this medicine?

A: Contraceptives result in fluctuating or irregular blood sugar levels, which can cause difficulties for a diabetic person. Consult your doctor to understand more.

Q: Is ibuprofen safe to take while on a prescription of this tablet?

A: Taking this tablet with ibuprofen and other painkillers over a prolonged period can damage your kidneys.

Q: What is the onset time for the prescription?

A: The medicine takes about 2 to 3 hours to start its action.

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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:36 AM (IST)
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