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Maxformin 1gm Strip Of 15 Tablets
Maxformin 1gm Strip Of 15 Tablets

Maxformin 1gm Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Metformin(1.0 G)
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Medical Description

This is an antidiabetic medication that is associated with the biguanide class of medicines. The generic name of this medicine is metformin, which is used to manage and control type 2 diabetes mellitus.
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Uses of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S

Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Contraindications of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S

  • Excessive drinker of alcohol
  • Heart problems/failure
  • Severe kidney and liver diseases
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Allergic to this medicine or other medicine of biguanide

Side effects of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S

  • Skin rashes
  • Hives
  • Redness
  • Itching
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Mild diarrhoea
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Lowered levels of vitamin B12

Precautions and Warnings of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S


Can I take Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S during pregnancy?
Since insulin is the most favoured choice in diabetes occurring during pregnancy, this medicine should only be taken if the doctor has prescribed it to you.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
It is unsafe to use this medicine through the period of breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk and will harm the baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
This medicine causes a drop of blood sugar levels that can further lead to faintness, confusion and increased sweating; hence, it is advisable to not drive after taking this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Avoid the consumption of alcohol with this medicine as it may lead to an increased risk of side effects such as lactic acidosis.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience stomach ache, muscle cramps, difficulty in breathing,
  • vomiting, reduced body temperature and heartbeat after taking this medicine
  • You are a regular drinker of alcohol
  • You are suffering from dehydration

Mode of Action of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S

How Does It Work?

The composition of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S acts by facilitating the movement of sugar into the cells by decreasing the sugar levels formed in the liver and by reducing the amount of glucose absorbed from the intestines.
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Directions for Use of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S

The dosage of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S should be taken as per the quantity prescribed by the physician.

Interactions of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines for the treatment of heart or blood pressure
  • Niacin
  • Phenothiazines
  • Phenytoin
  • Diuretics or water pills
  • Birth control pills
  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Steroids
  • Thyroid medicines
  • Medicines used in the treatment of pain and inflammation
  • Your doctor will advice you to stop the administration of this medicine before or at the time of intravenous administration of iodine-containing contrast medium into your bloodstream, for an X-ray or scan
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Interactions with food items

This medicine causes the reduced absorption of vitamin B12. Your doctor will advise you an appropriate dietary practice with the use of this medication.

Other general Interactions

Individuals with type 1 diabetes mellitus, respiratory diseases, dehydration, heart failure and kidney/liver disorders must not take this medicine and should prefer an alternative treatment.

Storage and disposal of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S

Store this medication in a closed container (with room temperature of less than 24°C) in the absence of heat, light and moisture. The disposal of this medicine is strongly recommended to done by following standard medical waste management system.
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Dosage of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S


Overdose of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S causes lactic acidosis, which is characterised by symptoms such as vomiting, stomachache, muscle cramps and difficulty in breathing. In case of unexpected overdose of this medicine, immediate medical help is advised.
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Missed a Dose

The dose of this medicine should not be missed at any case. In case of an unexpected missed dose, take it as soon as you recall it. if it is time for the upcoming scheduled dose, kindly skip the missed dose and take the following dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What information should I provide my healthcare provider prior to starting this medicine?

A: It is strongly advisable to provide the complete information of your medical history, any history of liver and kidney diseases, and the consumption of all prescription, non-prescription and herbal medications to your doctor for an all-round evaluation.

Q: How many times a day should I use this medicine?

A: The dosage of Maxformin 1gm Tab 15'S will be determined by your doctor on the basis of your condition. Follow up with your doctor upon the completion of the course to determine if you should continue this medicine or not.

Q: Is this medicine legal in India?

A: This medicine is legally available to be bought in India. Kindly produce an authentic and valid doctor's prescription to buy it.

Q: How should I use this medicine?

A: This medication is for oral consumption only. Read the directions for use for the proper procedure of the administration of this medicine.

Q: Is this medicine available on internet forums?

A: Yes, this medicine is available for purchase on internet medical forums (authenticated by FDA or any Indian Medical Association); however, it is recommended to be bought at your nearest pharmacy by producing a valid doctor's prescription.

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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:42 AM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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