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Obimet Sr 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Obimet Sr 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Obimet Sr 500 MG Description

Obimet SR 500 tablet contains Metformin as its active ingredient. It is an oral antidiabetic medicine. Obimet SR 500 tablet is used to lower the raised blood glucose levels in the blood when it is no

t being controlled by diet and exercise. It decreases the absorption of the glucose from the intestine, thus lowering its production from the liver, resulting in increased utilization of the sugar by the body cells. Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor, preferably after meals. Obimet SR 500 tablet should not be used in children below 10 years of age. Abrupt stopping of this medicine can result in increased blood sugar level and its complications.


Product Summary

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ContainsMetformin Hydrochloride(500.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, taste disturbance, stomach pain
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Uses of Obimet Sr 500 MG

Obimet SR 500 tablet is used to treat Type 2 diabetes mellitus in overweight patients when dietary changes and exercise fail to achieve satisfactory glycaemic control.

Contraindications of Obimet Sr 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to Metformin or any other ingredient of Obimet SR 500 tablet.
  • If you have kidney failure.
  • If you have several conditions such as dehydration, shock and severe infection.
  • If you have acid-base imbalance in the body or diabetes complication such as diabetes 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 level.

Side effects of Obimet Sr 500 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Obimet Sr 500 MG



Can I take Obimet SR 500 tablet during pregnancy?
Obimet SR 500 tablet can be taken during pregnancy if it is prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Obimet SR 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
Metformin is known to pass into breast milk, however, the amount is significantly low to cause any side effects. So, Obimet SR 500 tablet could be taken by breastfeeding mother only if prescribed by her doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken Obimet SR 500 tablet?
Obimet SR 500 tablet has no effect on ability to drive. Howevere, if you experience dizziness or decreases blood sugar level after taking this medicine, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Obimet SR 500 tablet?
Alcohol intake should be avoided when taking Obimet SR 500 tablet as it increases the risk of lactic acidosis (acid-base imbalance).

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have lactic acidosis (acid-base imbalance) characterised by difficulty in breathing, abdominal pain, muscle cramps, dehydration.
  • You have altered kidney function.
  • You have heart disease such as heart failure.
  • You have planned surgery.
  • You have or are going to administered any contrast medium in the body
  • Obimet SR 500 tablet should not be used in children below 10 years of age.

Mode of Action of Obimet Sr 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Obimet SR 500 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 absorption of sugar by t...
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Directions for Use of Obimet Sr 500 MG

Obimet SR 500 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by you...
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Interactions of Obimet Sr 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Verapamil, rifampicin, cimetidine, olaparib alter the effectiveness of Obimet SR 500 tablet in the body.
  • Diuretics and thiazide, oral contraceptives, isoniazid, corticosteroids, phenytoin, nicotinic acid, calcium channel blockers, thyroid medicines, oestrogen tablets, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II recep...
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  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Obimet Sr 500 MG

  • Store this medicine below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep product out of reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Obimet Sr 500 MG


Overdose of Obimet SR 500 tablet is associated with lactic acidosis presenting with symptoms of drowsiness, rapid breathing, severe vomiting, diarrhoea, irregular heartbeats. If you experience any of ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine, 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 dose schedule. Do not take a do...
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Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is taking Obimet SR 500 tablet alone sufficient for diabetes?

A: Obimet SR 500 tablet is used with a proper diet and exercise program. Single drug therapy with metformin can be given in pre-diabetes or at the onset of diabetes. In a diabetic at a later stage insulin production itself becomes very poor and a drug from another group of antidiabetics needs to be added to control high blood sugar.

Q: What should I tell the healthcare provider before I start treatment with Obimet SR 500 tablet?

  • You must get screened for baseline Vitamin B12 levels, kidney and liver profile. Other factors like weight, body mass index (BMI), baseline blood sugar levels before starting the treatment should be n...
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  • You must share all the relevant medical and surgical history, your past and ongoing medicines etc. with your doctor.

Q: What kind of food should I include in my diet?

  • A diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
  • Diet should include boiled, steamed, or baked food.
  • Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil).
  • Maintain the regular meal timings and try to have 2-3 healthy snacks between meals like soups and salads.

Q: What should I avoid doing, being a diabetic patient?

  • Do not shop when you are hungry. You could be tempted to buy oil and fried food.
  • Avoid cream soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, vegetable curries with excess oil.
  • Avoid white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, biryani, naan, fried rice etc.
  • Avoid cheese, milkshakes, ice creams.
  • Try to avoid pork, beef, soft drinks, sugarcane juice, sweetened health drinks and beverages.

Q: Is it necessary to continue exercising after starting Obimet SR 500 tablet?

A: Obimet SR 500 tablet for diabetes or decreasing the sugar level in one's blood is more effective when used in combination with regular exercises and a proper diet.

Q: Will Obimet SR 500 tablet reduce weight?

A: No, Obimet SR 500 tablet does not reduce weight. It neither increases nor decreases the weight. You should continue to exercise and follow a diet while on this medicine.
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