Metformin is a biguanide drug that regulates the blood sugar level of the body. Metformin tablets are used to control sugar levels. This medicine can be used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, heart attack and stroke.
If you use this medicine in large amounts, there may be harmful levels of the medicine in your body. Symptoms of an overdose may include the following side effects, such as lethargy, allergies, stomach cramps, dizziness, fatigue, abnormal blood pressure, gas, constipation, abdominal pain. If you feel that you have used this medicine in a large amount and your symptoms are more severe, seek medical attention immediately.
When not to use Metformin Tablet
Metformin Tablet should not be taken if you have the following problems such as hypersensitivity, kidney disease, acute myocardial infarction, sepsis, diabetic ketoacidosis, cardiovascular collapse.
If you miss a dose, take the dose as soon as you remember. If the time for your next dose is near, skip the missed dose and resume your dosage schedule. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Do not take more than prescribed dose. Using more medication will not improve your symptoms, rather it can cause poisoning or serious side effects.
Using this medicine can cause a lot of side effects, but you will not always feel these side effects. Such as constipation, stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea, shortness of breath, excessive sweating, indigestion, gas, lethargy, stomach cramps, blurred vision, allergies. If you feel any of these side effects then contact the doctor immediately.
Before using this medicine, provide your doctor with information about your current medications, following products such as: vitamins, herbal supplements, etc., allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions. Certain health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take the medicine according to your doctor’s instructions. The dosage is based on your condition. If your condition does not improve or if your condition worsens, tell your doctor.
- If you are allergic to the ingredients in it, do not use it or consult a doctor.
- Before using this drug during breastfeeding, consult a doctor.
- During pregnancy, consult a doctor to use it.
- If you are already taking any vitamin, consult a doctor before using this drug.
- Do not use this drug with alcohol.
- If you are a heart patient, do not use this drug without consulting a doctor.
If you want to use any other medicine with this medicine, it may increase its side effects or decrease its effect. If such a situation arises due to its use, you should consult a doctor immediately so that you do not have any serious problems. There may be interactions with the following medicines.
- Anti-diabetic drugs