Glycomet 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glycomet 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glycomet 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glycomet 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glycomet 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glycomet 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Glycomet 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Metformin(250.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-DIABETIC

Medical Description

Glycomet 250 tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medicine. Glycomet 250 is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is used to lower the raised blood glucose levels in the blood when lifestyle changes l...
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uses

Uses of Glycomet 250 MG

Glycomet 250 tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in overweight patients when dietary changes and exercise fail to achieve satisfactory control over blood sugar levels.
contraindications

Contraindications of Glycomet 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to metformin or any other ingredients of the Glycomet 250 tablet.
  • If you have kidney failure.
  • If you have several conditions such as dehydration, shock and severe infection.
  • If you have an acid-base imbalance in the body or diabetes complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • If you have conditions such as heart failure, lung failure, shock, heart attack.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you had unconsciousness due to either extremely high or low blood sugar levels.
sideEffects

Side effects of Glycomet 250 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Taste disturbance
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Glycomet 250 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Glycomet 250 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
In general, in pregnancy-related diabetes or uncontrolled diabetes during pregnancy, insulin is preferred over any oral blood-glucose-lowering medicines to reduce the risk of foetal malformations. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or if you are planning pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Glycomet 250 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Glycomet-250 tablet passes into the breastmilk in very small quantities which might not be harmful to the baby. Metformin should be used with caution while nursing newborn and premature infants, only if prescribed by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Glycomet 250 tablet?
A:
If you are taking the Glycomet 250 tablet along with other antidiabetic medicines, there are chances that your blood sugar levels can fall too low. You may experience dizziness, faintness, confusion and increased sweating. So, in this case, you should take extra care when driving. Keep a juice or chocolate handy while driving, in case you start experiencing any of these, immediately have it.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Glycomet 250 tablet?
A:
Alcohol intake should be avoided when taking the Glycomet 250 tablet as it increases the risk of lactic acidosis (acid-base imbalance).
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You develop an allergic reaction after taking the Glycomet 250 tablet. You have lactic acidosis (an acid-base imbalance) characterised by vomiting, difficulty in breathing, stomach pain, muscle cramps...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Glycomet 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Metformin in the Glycomet 250 tablet works by decreasing the amount of glucose absorbed from the intestine, thereby lowering the production of glucose or sugar in the liver and increasing the absorpti...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Glycomet 250 MG

  • Glycomet 250 tablet should be taken as instructed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Glycomet 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Glycomet 250 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are on certain medications like oral contraceptives, antihypertensives (like captopril, verapamil), medicines used for thyroid disorders, anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin, a...
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  • Caution is advised on the simultaneous use of these medicines during the treatment as it can affect the kidneys especially in individuals who are suffering from kidney disorders.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Glycomet 250 MG

  • Store the Glycomet 250 tablets below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep the product out of the reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Glycomet 250 MG

Overdose

An overdose of the Glycomet 250 tablet is associated with lactic acidosis presenting with symptoms of drowsiness, rapid breathing, severe vomiting, diarrhoea, irregular heartbeats. If you experience a...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Glycomet 250 tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing sc...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of the Glycomet 250 tablet?

A: Glycomet 250 tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in overweight patients when dietary changes and exercise fail to achieve satisfactory glycaemic control.

Q: What is the role of exercise in combination with the Glycomet 250 tablet?

A: Treatment of diabetes with the Glycomet 250 tablet works best when it is combined with exercise and proper dietary control.

Q: Will the Glycomet-250 tablet help to reduce weight?

A: No, the Glycomet 250 tablet does not reduce weight. It neither increases nor decreases the weight. You should continue to exercise and follow your diet while you are on this medicine.

Q: Can the Glycomet 250 tablet be stopped if I start feeling improvement in my condition?

A: No, you should never stop taking the Glycomet 250 mg tablet without consulting your doctor. Abruptly stopping the medicine can result in a sudden rise in blood glucose levels and cause further harm to the kidney and other organs.

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ContainsMetformin(250.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 19 Jul 2021 | 01:34 PM (IST)
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